CVS filling /tmp (was Re: FreeBSD CVS Question (answered!))

Stijn Hoop stijn at
Wed Jan 14 02:49:34 PST 2004

On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 11:44:46AM +0100, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Jan 2004 07:55:41 +0100
> Stijn Hoop <stijn at> wrote:
> [cvs over rsh/ssh]
> > I have seen this too, and sometimes this has prevented me from checking
> > out RELENG_4 or some such from a machine with a swap backed /tmp. Is
> > there *any* workaround other than using cvsup? Is there a logical
> > explanation for this or is it just an unfixed bug in CVS?
> Use NFS to mount the repository on the machine you want to checkout on.

Yes, that was what I did eventually. I was hoping that I was just missing
something, but obviously I'm not. Thanks for the pointer though.


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