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Jordan K. Hubbard jkh at
Sat May 2 04:21:06 PDT 1998

> Hi Jordan,
> I'd like to set one of these up on the UK.  A few questions for you then.
> extract---->
> core# echo $CVSROOT
> anoncvs at
> core# rm -r CVS
> core# ls
> COPYRIGHT       eBones/         kerberosIV/     sbin/           usr.bin/
> Makefile        etc/            lib/            secure/         usr.sbin/
> README          games/          libexec/        share/
> bin/            gnu/            lkm/            sys/
> contrib/        include/        release/        tools/
> core# cvs log README
> select: protocol failure in circuit setup
> cvs [log aborted]: end of file from server (consult above messages if any)

root at orange-> setenv CVSROOT anoncvs at
root at orange-> cvs co ls
cvs server: Updating ls
U ls/Makefile
U ls/cmp.c
U ls/extern.h
U ls/ls.1
U ls/ls.c
U ls/ls.h
U ls/print.c
U ls/stat_flags.c
U ls/util.c
root at orange-> cd ls
root at orange-> cvs log Makefile 
RCS file: /cvs/src/bin/ls/Makefile,v
Working file: Makefile
head: 1.4
locks: strict
access list:
symbolic names:
        RELENG_2_2_6_RELEASE: 1.2
        RELENG_2_2_5_RELEASE: 1.2

Works for me?

> Have you really exported a rsh service from your server?  That doesn't sound


> good.  The README file in the anoncvssh.shar file hints about a 'pserver'
> way of doing it, which I'd prefer.

Hints, yes, but the original didn't say how to actually set up the
pserver stuff.  If you know how to do this, I'm all ears. :)

> Also, can I can slave anoncvs off the same cvs tree that
> uses?  (I'm intending to run anoncvs off the same machine.


- Jordan

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