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Re: [Savannah-users] Newbie cvs error please gimme a hand

From: Andreas K. Foerster
Subject: Re: [Savannah-users] Newbie cvs error please gimme a hand
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2006 16:56:03 +0200
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Am Dienstag, dem 12. Sep 2006 schrieb Donn:

> Hello,
> I have spent a few fruitless hours trying to get my tar file into my new 
> project on Savannah.nongnu. My project (fontypython) was accepted and I am 
> totally new to this cvs mumbo-jumbo. 

You shouldn't put a tar-file as such into the CVS, only the source

> So far this is typical: (I hid my name, not sure about security etc)
> $ cvs -z3 -d:ext:address@hidden:/sources/fontypython co 
> fontypython
> Connection closed by
> cvs [checkout aborted]: end of file from server (consult above messages if 
> any)

Looks okay.

> I have done the ssh stuff as explained on the savannah website. I created a 
> key, submitted it on the Sav website. I did the export CVS_RSH etc.
> Is there something I am not grokking (likely) or is the server down?

Did you wait, after you uploaded your ssh-key?
Sometimes it takes up to half an hour, until it is accepted.
That is done by a cron-job.

Hope that helps


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