cvsup for sourceforge & other similar sites.

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Fri Aug 26 10:14:25 GMT 2005

On 2005-08-26 00:42, "C. Michailidis" <dinom at> wrote:
>> I am wanting to cvs automatically - but I seem to fail to get into
>> sourceforge (either command line or using cron) -- by using cvsup on
>> the ports tree I have become lazy and confused by the cvs manual!! (I
>> do wish freebsd manuals had more detailed examples!!). I used to do
>> this stuff regularly (longer ago than I care to admit) - but it takes
>> time to get back into it!  Here are a few of of my tries (as root):
>> dns1# cvs -f -d :pserver:anonymous at login
> Using command-line cvs is sooooo 1990's LOL.

Still, the problem remains.  Something is broken in this particular case
and that is *NOT* the CVSROOT environment value the original poster is

> The funny thing is, you're trying to checkout/update a project
> designed for Eclipse, but you haven't considered using Eclipse
> itself?!??!  The cvs integration that the Eclipse IDE provides is
> pretty darn good (IMHO).

No, the funny thing is that this is a server side problem, but you seem
to believe, for some reason, that switching clients is going to fix it :-/

Sorry, it won't.

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