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Re: [vox-tech] Compile problem...

On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 04:17:55AM -0800, Walther The Writer wrote:
> That is what I got:
> C:\>cvs-1.11.5 -d =:pserver:anon@cvs.nitmtl.ca:/cvsroot co module
> cvs-1.11.5 checkout: CVSROOT password specification is only valid for
> cvs-1.11.5 checkout: pserver connection method.
> cvs-1.11.5 [checkout aborted]: Bad CVSROOT: `=:pserver:anon@cvs.nitmtl.ca:/cvsro
> ot'.

= is not part of the -d switch.
you are confusing the bash command:

$ export BLAH="etc"


$ cvs -d :pserver:me@my.cvs:/myroot co my_module

> For your convenienc, this is from their website:
> download and install CVS.
> export CVSROOT=:pserver:anon@cvs.nitmtl.ca:/cvsroot
> cvs login
> When asked for a password, just press enter.

you don't appear to be following instructions.


> Walther.
> >On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 03:53:51AM -0800, Walther The Writer wrote:
> >> 
> >> Thanks Micah, I think you're right. I checked their website again and they're saying to use their 
> >> latest and unstable version. Problem now is that when I'm trying to fetch a file from CVS repository
> >> i.e.
> >> 
> >> C:\>cvs-1.11.5 export CVSROOT=:pserver:anon@cvs.nitmtl.ca: /cvsroot
> >> cvs-1.11.5 export: No CVSROOT specified!  Please use the `-d' option
> >> cvs-1.11.5 [export aborted]: or set the CVSROOT environment variable.
> >> 
> >> what that means? Thanks.
> >> Walther.
> >
> >It means you should use CVS with the -d option, or make the :pserver... line
> >into the CVSROOT shell variable.
> >
> >try 'cvs -d :pserver:anon@cvs.nitmtl.ca:/cvsroot login' followed by the same,
> >except instead of login use 'co module'
> >
> >
> >-Gabe
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