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Re: cvs woes



"Michael Shutes" writes:
 > sigh, cvs and i are just not getting along.

You are not using CVS correctly... which means you're probably following
the written doc :-)

 > currently my CVSROOT is "CVSROOT=anoncvs@anoncvs5.usa.openbsd.org:/cvs"  i
 > have tried others with the same result.  please help.

For all: CVSROOT IS NOT USED IF AN EXISTING CVS/Root FILE EXISTS.

If you want to force the use of a specific repository you MUST use the
cvs -d option.

 > # cd /usr
 > # cvs get -PA src

Try it this way:

 # cd /usr
 # cvs -q -d anoncvs@anoncvs5.usa.openbsd.org:/cvs get -PA src

// marc