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Re: Compiling CVS 1.10.7 on Intel/Solaris7

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Compiling CVS 1.10.7 on Intel/Solaris7
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 14:15:05 -0400 (EDT)

Seb writes:
> 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.

Try doing ``file /usr/local/bin/cvs'' -- it looks like your system
thinks it's a shell script of some kind rather than an executable.  Try
running the CVS executable you actually built rather than the copy in
/usr/local/bin; my guess is that something went wrong during the

-Larry Jones

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