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RE: abt wincvs

From: Art
Subject: RE: abt wincvs
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 15:26:36 -0600

> -----Original Message-----
> From: address@hidden [mailto:address@hidden Behalf Of
> Matt Riechers
> Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 7:41 AM
> To: vsriram6
> Cc: address@hidden
> vsriram6 wrote:
> > i have the cvs repository on a linux machine in the same network and
> > i'm working on a windows2000 machine. I have installed winvs in my
> > machine. How can i connect to the repository in the Linux machine and
> > check it out on my windows2000 machine  ????
> Have you tried to access the repository? Perhaps posting the 
> specifics of what
> you have attempted so far (that didn't work as you expected) would help.
> -Matt

I am doing something similar, but have no problem, other than
CVS being quite slow over my 100 Mbps network, though this has been
more typical when I run the same "cvs update" command from remote internet
cvs pservers.
I verified the command worked on the Linux pserver, by issuing the same
command there, then invoking the command from the Windows98SE machine
running Cygwin 1.3.7.
I also got a bunch of updates, which I suspect may have been due to
DOS vs Unix text file handling... (I try to stick with Unix newlines,
but I think WinCvs will convert them to DOS format if I invoke it
from a DOS COMMAND shell vs a Cygwin Bash shell.

Here's the command I issue on both Linux and Windows:

    cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/cvs update -d -P


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