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Re: cvs woes



----- Original Message -----
From: Marco S Hyman <marc@snafu.org>

> "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


thank you marco, it worked.  thank you very much!

michael