[cvsnt] Re: CVS on VMS vs CVSNT

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Thu May 6 00:03:50 BST 2004

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John Peacock wrote:
> I need to use CVS on our VMS Alpha box (running OpenVMS 7.2-1), but I 
> cannot get recent CVS distributions to build clean, so I am using a 
> fairly old binary:
>> cvs [checkout aborted]: request `Repository' not supported by server
> Anyone recognize this?  Ideas???
The client is too old to talk to pretty much any cvs server in production today.

The only documentation remaining on 'repository' is the following in the cvs 
client/server documentation:

"Obsolete protocol elements


There was a Repository request which was like Directory except it only 
provided repository, and the local directory was assumed to be similarly named."

Any other support is long gone.


Te audire no possum. Musa sapientum fixa est in aure.

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