[Python-Dev] anonymous cvs checkout

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Jun 1 01:11:00 EDT 2004

Edward Loper wrote:
> I'm having trouble checking out an anonymous copy of the Python CVS 
> repository.  I tried the instructions from both the developer FAQ and 
> the SF CVS page; and tried checking it out from debian, win2k, and OS X. 
>  In all cases, I get an error that looks something like this:
>     cvs server: cannot read file in mydbm_load_file: Input/output error
>     cvs checkout: in directory .:
>     cvs [checkout aborted]: *PANIC* administration files missing
> A google search for "mydbm_load_file" didn't turn up anything useful. 
> Anyone have an idea what's going wrong?  Thanks!

It appears SF broke anonymous CVS. This has already been reported, e.g.



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