Getting source by anoncvs

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Tue May 25 01:54:59 PDT 2004

On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 08:48:35PM -0700, Raymond Lillard wrote:

> I just failed at an attempt to pull down the latest sources
> via anoncvs using the instructions found at the URL below.

Looks like the docs have got a little out of synch with reality.  
> There does not seem to be a server named "".
> As I am located in the US, I don't want to use a server in
> another continent.
> The search results from here do not include anoncvs sites.
> This shouldn't be this difficult to track down.

Most FreeBSD users will use cvsup(1) to grab the latest sources -- it
actually makes a lot more efficient use of network bandwidth than
anonymous cvs.  There are at least 17 cvsup servers in the USA alone. 



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