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From "Derrick Simpson" <a1program...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CVS checkout with ANT
Date Tue, 05 Sep 2006 16:02:21 GMT
? I am using a windows machine, but the cvs server is on a unix platform,
which I don't have access to.

When you use "cvs" from the command line, you're using a cvs client.

On 9/5/06, David TROGDON <David.TROGDON@na.biomerieux.com> wrote:
>
>
> You shouldn't need a "cvs client".
>
> If you are useing Windows, map the server CVS is installed on in explorer.
> Then it becomes the "F:" drive or what ever.
>
> In advanced properties, add "F:\Programs Files\ CVS for NT" or where ever
> CVS is installed on the server to your path.
>
> Now if you type "cvs" in the command window, you will get a command line
> "usage" help reply. Now you can work out the command line that works for
> you and move it into Ant.
>
> DT
>
>
>
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>                       "Derrick Simpson"
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>                       09/05/2006 11:00         Subject:  Re: CVS checkout
> with ANT
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> David,
>    I am using eclipse, and everything works fine from there.  However, I'm
> trying to automate some tasks.  I don't have a command line cvs client on
> my
> pc.
>
> Thanks,
>   Derrick
>
> On 9/5/06, David TROGDON <David.TROGDON@na.biomerieux.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > I'm not sure of how you are useing/accessing CVS or your operating
> system.
> >
> > I would think you could do "test" check out from a command window. Once
> > you
> > have a command line you know works from the command window, you should
> be
> > able to implement the same command from Ant.
> >
> > I do something similar to the following:
> >
> > <property name="repository"
> >
> value=":pserver:user.name@server.name:c:/cvs/repository/repository.name"/>
> >
> > <property name="project.version" value="tag.name"/>
> >
> > <cvs cvsroot="${repository}" command="checkout" package=" package.name"
> > tag="${project.version}" dest="${build.source.dir}"/>
> >
> >
> > You can skip the tag/project.version if you just want the latest from
> > head.
> >
> > Also note that a password is not required in my case since I log into
> CVS
> > in advance. This could be done via command line or via Eclipse or
> > whatever.
> >
> > Connecting with rsh or ssh is different and needs to be configured in
> CVS.
> > Again, I think your best bet is to work out your command line from a
> > command window. Once you have that and know what what works, it should
> be
> > pretty straight forward migrating that to Ant.
> >
> > Good luck
> >
> > DT
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >                       "Derrick Simpson"
> >                       <a1programmer@gma        To:
> > user@ant.apache.org
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> >                       09/01/2006 04:29         Subject:  CVS checkout
> with
> > ANT
> >                       PM
> >                       Please respond to
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> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm trying to do a simple checkout from cvs, and I get the following
> error
> >
> >   [cvs] cvs [checkout aborted]: /usr/local/cvsroot/CVSROOT: No such file
> > or
> > directory
> >
> >
> > I am getting a /CVSROOT appended onto the end.  I do not have access to
> > change this myself.
> >
> >
> > Here's the code.
> >
> >
> >     <target name="checkout">
> >         <cvspass cvsroot=":extssh:userID@hostname:/usr/local/cvsroot"
> > password="password"/>
> >         <cvs command="checkout" package="TestCVS" append="false"
> > cvsroot="/usr/local/cvsroot" dest="c:/temp"/>
> >     </target>
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks for the help.
> >
> >
> >
> >
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