How does cvs work?

Chris Lingard chris at
Thu Oct 18 02:17:19 PDT 2001

J.A. Neitzel wrote:

> Any chance you can specify exactly what you would like to be doing
> here? From what you have written, it looks to me like you want to
> access the CVS at
I thought I could check out lfs-hints and the LFS book.  I have an obselete 
version of both.  My idea was to check in my old hints and book onto this 
CVS.  Then get your machine just to send the differences.  I remember 
checking out a huge source tree, several years ago,  and it just sent 

> But, you have also setup a repository on your local machine. Your
> local repository and the repository at have
> nothing to do with one another unless I am missing something.
> You don't need a local repository to access a remote repository.
To cut down on internet access, my telephone lines ofter break contact I 
wanted to update my documentation.

I have built a clean version of cvs-20010926-0930; but do not have the bew 
book or hints.


> If all you want to do is access the cvs version of the book?
> Look here for more info:

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