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Old 11-30-2001, 03:01 AM   #1
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Unhappy CVS?????? how do you set it up?


Hey,
I am trying to get some source code via CVS. I just don't know how to set it up or whatever. it won't let me login in because it couldn't find a file in my home directory.
the file is '.cvspass'. Now what do i do to fix this problem. I really want to get this source code. It is the Transgaming WineX source. Well i would appreciate if anyone could let me know how to take care of this. Thanks
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Old 11-30-2001, 10:35 AM   #2
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Checkout this link. It'll give you step by step instructions

http://www.cvshome.org/docs/manual/cvs.html
 
Old 11-30-2001, 12:42 PM   #3
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thanks

I have been there a couple of times. All i really see is how to set up projects. i want to download the source code from a project. Anycase maybe i am missing something i will take a look at it again. Thanks
 
Old 11-30-2001, 01:35 PM   #4
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Everything is a project, so to speak
cd /usr/local/cvsroot
type cvs init

Create a directory under your /home directory
/home/yourname/cvsdata

cd to the new directory
cd /home/yourname/cvsdata

Create the repository
cvs import -m "my data" cvsdata cvsdata start
cvs checkout cvsdata
cvs commit cvsdata

Your directory is now setup
Add a file to /home/yourname/cvsdata/newfile.sh
cvs add newfile.sh
Commit to cvs
cvs commit newfile.sh

You can then remove it
Whenever you want to check it out, cd to /home/yourname

cvs co cvsdata/newfile.sh
this wll put a copy in /home/yourname/cvsdata
 
  


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