trying to copy of the xorg cvs repository with cvsup
daniel at freedesktop.org
Fri Mar 24 10:10:51 PST 2006
On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 12:47:04PM -0500, sean wrote:
> Okay, crying uncle.. trying to follow the instructions found here:
> And not having any joy in trying to clone the cvs repository. The
> instructions have some obvious mistakes but after fixing them up and
> setting up a file named "xorg.up" with:
> *default release=cvs host=cvsup.freedesktop.org base=/home/sean/xorgcvsup
> *default delete use-rel-suffix compress
> And trying "cvsup xorg.up", the following error comes up:
> Connected to cvsup.freedesktop.org
> Server message: Collection "xorg" release "cvs" is not available here
> Skipping collection xorg/cvs
> Finished successfully
> Anyone know what the proper collection and release values should be
> to grab the xorg xserver repo? Alternatively, is there an easier way
> to get a copy without having to use cvsup?
CVSup hasn't been around for a while now, because no-one who actually
knows/uses CVSup has set it up.
If you want the entire repository, you could use rsync:
rsync anoncvs.freedesktop.org::cvs/xserver .
> P.S. the webcvs.freedeesktop.org page shows both a "xorg" and "xserver"
> repository; what's the difference between these two?
xserver is an old experimental project that's unimportant today. All X
server development happens in xorg/xserver/xorg, basically.
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