installing 6.0-BETA3

Stefan Bethke stb at
Mon Aug 29 13:26:17 GMT 2005

Am 28.08.2005 um 15:26 schrieb Mikhail T.:

>     . Trying to cvs-checkout src from over ssh
>       would not work. Despite my specifying -R (for read-only), the
>       server kept complaining about being unable to write some file.

That's because the *server* needs to be in read-only mode.  I'd  
figure the server operator for should set it up  
like that, but for any random server, you need to specify  
CVS_SERVER="cvs -R", as in

$ env CVS_SERVER="cvs -R" cvs co -dP src


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