[cvsnt] CVS on VMS vs CVSNT

Ulrich Doering doering.u at rheinmetall-de.com
Thu May 6 06:40:15 BST 2004

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John Peacock:

> 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:
>> Concurrent Versions System (CVS) 1.8.86 (client)
> Obviously I have to use pserver and I have confirmed that the CVSROOT 
> that I am using works fine (from Cygwin if it matters).  I can 
> correctly login to the repository, but if I try and /do/ anything, e.g.
>> cvs co -c
> I get the following error:
>> cvs [checkout aborted]: request `Repository' not supported by server
> Anyone recognize this?  Ideas???
> John
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I use a client version 1.11 on a VMS Alpha box (running OpenVMS 6.1) and 
it works fine



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