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From Jan.Mate...@rzf.fin-nrw.de
Subject RE: ?? Using Get Task Instead of CVS task ??
Date Tue, 17 Feb 2004 07:08:37 GMT
You can download most CVS content via HTTP using CVSGrab (on sourceforge).

... but thats another topic :-)


Jan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony LaPaso [mailto:mustang1943@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Monday, February 16, 2004 11:32 PM
> To: Ant Users List; antoine@apache.org
> Subject: Re: ?? Using Get Task Instead of CVS task ??
> 
> 
> I would be happy to. It appears twice:
> 
> http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/cvs.html
> 
> http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/get.html
> 
> 
> 
> --- Antoine_Lévy-Lambert <antoine@apache.org> wrote:
> > 
> > >  
> > >
> > Hi Tony,
> > 
> > can you let us know in which document exactly you read this :
> > 
> > Tony LaPaso wrote:
> > 
> > > The Ant documentation indicates the GET task is "preferred
> > above
> > > the CVS task when fetching remote content".
> > 
> > I want to fix the document. :-)
> > 
> > >Maybe I'm missing something here....a CVS repository is not
> > an
> > >HTTP server, right? Of course not. So how how can I use the
> > GET
> > >task to retrieve from a CVS repository?
> > 
> > I think the document where you read that might meant that if
> > you have a 
> > choice between downloading a file using HTTP or CVS, because
> > the same 
> > jar is available say on ibiblio.org and on cvs.apache.org,
> > then you 
> > should choose the HTTP solution. But it does not mean that you
> > can fetch 
> > CVS files using the get task (or there is something I do not
> > know about 
> > the get task :-[ ).
> > 
> > Antoine
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >
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