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-- PeterKammel - 20 Nov 2007

-- PeterWinter - 15 Jan 2008

CVS - Getting started

Besides the eLog, we have migrated the CVS from the Illinois NPL server over to the Washington system. Please note, that we will have disabled the CVS on the Illinois server from now on to have only one working CVS at a time. The CVS contains e.g. analysis software, progress reports etc. for MuCap. Here is the information on how to get started with the CVS:

  1. The new location is:
    • For Mucap: muon.npl.washington.edu:/home/cvs/mucap/cvsroot/
    • For Musun: muon.npl.washington.edu:/home/cvs/musun/cvsroot/
  2. For security reasons, we don't have the common user 'mucap' anymore. In the future, you need your own login to the Washington server. If you do need one, please send an email to one of the admins (peter.winter@psi.ch, mhmurray@uw.edu) and let him know:
    • your name
    • your preferred login name
    • point out that you need access to CVS (tell the admin to "usertool groupmod -m username cvs")
  3. 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.
  4. You also have to set the variable CVS_RSH in your preferred shell (e.g. export CVS_RSH=ssh in the .bashrc).
  5. If you have a login, you can then access the cvs on the machine (example is for MuSun):
  6. To check what's in CVS so far check the browsable repository link:

If you have problems in getting the CVS to work with this new system, please check the troubleshooting hints below or send an email to one of the Illinois people.

Updating an existing repository for the new CVS server location

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.

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