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Re: [Savannah-hackers] submission of CVS repository download and synchro
Re: [Savannah-hackers] submission of CVS repository download and synchronize - savannah.gnu.org
Sun, 10 Aug 2003 11:51:25 +0200
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in the Other comments field).
On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 08:21:00AM -0400, address@hidden wrote:
> A package was submitted to savannah.gnu.org
> This mail was sent to address@hidden, address@hidden
> Dhruva Krishnamurthy <address@hidden> described the package as follows:
> License: gpl
> Other License:
> Package: CVS repository download and synchronize
> System name: cvsget
> Type: GNU
> A PERL script to download/synchronize from REMOTE CVS repository for users
> behind Firewall and Proxy.
> CVS cannot be used if 22, 2401 and 443 ports are blocked. Using the ViewCVS
> Web front end, this script downloads the files.
> It uses GNU Wget for the actual remote file download. There are other tools
> written in JAVA (like CVSgrab), they are prone to errors.
> Some features/dependencies:
> 1. Uses PERL
> 2. Uses GNU Wget
> 3. Downloads the CVS using ViewCVS front end
> 4. Synchronizes using revision numbers (not time stamp)
> 5. Handles deletion of files on remote CVS (part of sync)
> 6. Quite modular, easy to maintain
> Source URL:
> Other Software Required:
> 1. PERL (tested on 5.8)
> 2. GNU Wget
> Other Comments:
> Free the users wanting to access CVS from fascist firewalls
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