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Re: Compiling CVS 1.10.7 on Intel/Solaris7

From: Seb
Subject: Re: Compiling CVS 1.10.7 on Intel/Solaris7
Date: 30 Aug 2001 10:33:03 -0700

address@hidden (Seb) wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...
> Platform: PC running Solaris 7 for Intel
> I downloaded the source code for CVS v.1.10.7 ( version distibuted on
> for Solaris 7 for SPARC)
> I executed:
>    ./configure
>    ./make
> And everything looked fine.
> When I try to create a repository using cvs init, all I get is :
> syntax error at line 1: unspecified ')'
> Executing cvs without parameters gives me the same error instead of
> giving me the command format with the list of possible parameters.
> I checked if I was really running /usr/local/bin/cvs, not a script
> somewhere else in the PATH.
> I installed CVS before on Solaris 8/SPARC before without any problems.
> I would like to know if anybody already installed that version of CVS
> on that specific platform and how they did it. Any prerequisites I
> should be aware of?
> Let me know if you need more details.

One more detail: I built and executed cvs in the Bourne Shell (sh)on
the client site. I usually use bash in our office. I should and will
use bash on my next visit. Maybe something in the build process is not
Bourne Shell-friendly.

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