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Re: CVS and remote repositories

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS and remote repositories
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 16:48:28 -0400 (EDT)

Dominic Jones writes:
> cvs -d :ext:<login>@<machine>/<path> checkout <directory>
>       I'm getting:
> cvs checkout: missing hostname in CVSROOT: <parrots -d argument>
> cvs [checkout aborted]: Bad CVSROOT.

You need a colon after the machine name:

   cvs -d :ext:<login>@<machine>:/<path> checkout <directory>

-Larry Jones

He just doesn't want to face up to the fact that I'll be
the life of every party. -- Calvin

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