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Old 08-25-2005, 10:41 AM   #1
split500
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compiling software from a remote CVS


Hi

I need to get source code from a cvs compile it and run it on my PC.

Is it possible to log onto the remote CVS server and download all the source code to my pc using CVS? Do I need to download manualy all those files and put them in the right folder?

thanks,
Nicolas
 
Old 08-25-2005, 05:02 PM   #2
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Is it possible to log onto the remote CVS server and download all the source code to my pc using CVS?
Yes, this is possible. In fact it is what CVS was designed for. The thing is, you need to have permission to check out the source code from the CVS server. Not all allow anonymous access. So findout from the server if you are allowed to checkout code, and get a username/passwd if necessary.

Now check out 'man csv' or this site:
http://ximbiot.com/cvs/wiki/index.ph...es_for_editing
for the command to actually checkout the source.

Good luck...
 
  


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