FTP-to-CVS instructions

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Wed Oct 3 20:36:31 CDT 2001

Ove Kaaven wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Oct 2001, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> > There's one section missing from the instructions for downloading a
> > tarball via FTP and migrating it to cvs.
> >
> > I speak, of course, of the paragraph that explains that so many files end
> > up missing this way that after three tries you will give up, rm -rf wine,
> > do a full cvs -z 3 checkout wine, and kick youself hard for not just doing
> > a full checkout in the first place because then you'd have had a finished
> > build half an hour ago.
> You're referring to the section that says you have to use -Pd options when
> you cvs update? That's in "the starter's manual"
> (http://www.winehq.com/devstart.shtml)

That document needs updating as follows: under the line
  Get wine-cvsdirs-YYMMDD.tar.gz from ftp://ftp.winehq.com/pub/wine 
it should say
  Use an FTP client rather than a web browser, and be sure
  to turn off passive mode, otherwise the fetch will hang.
    ftp ftp.winehq.com
    cd pub/wine
    passive off
- Dan

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