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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-10 13:41:55

[2003-06-10] Edward Diener wrote:

>Alisdair Meredith wrote:
>> Edward Diener wrote:
>>> I was able to log on to the Boost CVS repository, but I have no idea
>>> how to display the file structure in WinCVS. Is there a way to do
>>> this or am I supposed to issue CVS commands and look into a command
>>> line window to see what is there ?
>> OK, copy/pasting from the web-site:
>> Type the following into the Admin | Command Line box
>> cvs -d:pserver:anonymous_at_[hidden]:/cvsroot/boost login
>> Now you are logged in. I think this is all you have done so far?
>> Next you must enter the second line, which is a second request to
>> Admin
>>> Command Line (don't worry, this is the same session as before)
>> cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous_at_[hidden]:/cvsroot/boost co
>> modulename
>> modulename is the name of the folder on your PC where you want to
>> check
>> out the boost repository to.

Actually the modulename is "boost", not your local directory.

>Ah, that is where I was fooled. Now I recall that "module" has a special
>meaning to CVS which I normally don't associate with the term.

Yes, it's the collection of directories/files/modules/aliases that are
predefined for a repository. The directories are automatically modules.

>Is the "folder" a full path or is it just a folder name under the CVS HOME
>directory ? When I put a full path, I get "can not find module
>Ditto for a folder name under the CVS HOME directory.

You need to be in the directory where you want the code to go:

cd C:\MyPath
cvs [stuff...] co boost

>What an incredible program ! I am sure it works somehow, but it just can't
>be as hard as I am encountering, or else thousands of programmers wouldn't
>be using it.

<sarcasm> Yea, wonderfull.</sarcasm>

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