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



On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 05:36:42PM -0700, Gabriel Rosa wrote:
> 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"
> 
> with
> 
> $ 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.
> > cvs co PACKAGENAME
> > 
> 
> you don't appear to be following instructions.

Now Gabe, be nice. :-)

> 
> -Gabe
> 
> > 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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