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anonymous CVS access

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 23:59:49 GMT
I finally got anonymous CVS access running on SourceForge.

You can have access to the *development* version of swish-e.  DO NOT use
this version on a production server (but if you are crazy enough to do so,
please report back your findings... ;)

Here's how it works:

1) first log in:

> cvs login

This will ask for a password.  The password is "guest".  You should receive
your system prompt back without it saying anything.  This will create a
.cvspass in your home directory so you don't have to login again.

2) checkout swish-e  (all one line, of course)

> cvs -z3
co swish-e

That will create a directory called "swish-e".

Now you have a current copy of the development version of swish-e to play
You just type:

  cd swish-e
  make test
  make install (if you are root and want to install to /usr/local/bin)

A week later when you want the most current version again simply type

  cd swish-e
  cvs update

If you want the HTML documentation (and you have the needed files on your
system) you type:

  cd doc
  cd ..

If you want a swish searchable version of the docs type

  cd doc
  make split
  cd ..

And for pdf and postscript

  make pdf


Bill Moseley
Received on Thu Feb 8 00:03:36 2001