Difference: CVSInstructions (5 vs. 6)

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-- PeterKammel - 20 Nov 2007
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    • point out that you need access to CVS (tell the admin to "usertool groupmod -m username cvs")
  1. He will then setup an account with the initial password being the usual MuCap password. You should then change it to your personal one of your choice.
  2. You also have to set the variable CVS_RSH in your preferred shell (e.g. export CVS_RSH=ssh in the .bashrc).
  1. If you have a login, you can then access the cvs on the machine:
  1. If you have a login, you can then access the cvs on the machine (example is for MuSun):
  1. To check what's in CVS so far check the browsable repository link:
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 If you happen to have a repository checked out from the old Berkeley server and you want to keep it, you have to update your local copy to the new repository/server information. You can find a tool do that at the webpage.

For the necessary changes, please also refer to Brendan's recent eLog:7.



So far the only problem experienced was a denial of access due to the fact that the permissions for your account weren't set correctly. The output when accessing CVS looked like (this is still on the NPL Illinois server, so the home directory of CVS was /site/npl/mucap/cvsroot/ instead of the new one /home/cvs/mucap/cvsroot/:

cvs checkout: warning: cannot write to history file /site/npl/mucap/cvsroot/CVSROOT/history: Permission denied
cvs checkout: Updating mu
cvs checkout: failed to create lock directory for `/site/npl/mucap/cvsroot/mu' (/site/npl/mucap/cvsroot/mu/#cvs.lock): Permission denied
cvs checkout: failed to obtain dir lock in repository `/site/npl/mucap/cvsroot/mu'
cvs [checkout aborted]: read lock failed - giving up

If that occurs when you first try to access CVS, please send an email to David Webber and ask him to give you CVS access permissions. Soon after that you should be able to download repositories.

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