How does cvs work?

Mark Hymers markh at
Wed Oct 17 13:56:01 PDT 2001

On Wed, 17, Oct, 2001 at 06:33:26PM +0100, Chris Lingard spoke thus..
> Hello all
> I have used cvs at work many years ago.  I have set up cvs and RCS and have 
> a CVSROOT /cvsroot, and a link from /home to /cvsroot;  it is writeable and 
> I can check in local source trees.
> Following the instructions on the web I have tried:
> bash-2.05$ cvs -d :pserver:anonymous at  
> login

If you want to get the LFS/BLFS cvs tree then the command should be (I

cvs -d :pserver:anonymous at login

and the other lines should be changed likewise.

Hope this helps


Mark Hymers					 BLFS Editor
markh at
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