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Re: [E-devel] Problems with CVS checkout
Alexander Griesser wrote:
> Hi all!
> I just want to know if there are any cvs mirrors online instead of
> It is very frustrating trying to checkout the latest cvs snapshot
> because most of the time I try to checkout I get server errors and
> timeouts. Do you experience the same problem? I wasn't able to checkout
> for the last two or three days everytime I tried to checkout :-/
Everyone is getting the same errors. There are two options:
1. schedule a job with at(1) that will checkout/compile everything
during off-hours (say 3am in North America), or
2. write a script that will continually try to checkout each individual
module from cvs until the error code from cvs(1) is 0.
I have a script that does #2 (using Gentoo and the exit status from
emerge), but I still schedule it to run at midnight.
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