[Openmcl-devel] New snapshots available

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Fri Feb 16 00:31:58 UTC 2007


The snapshots should contain CVS metainformation (that points to
/usr/local/tmpcvs/openmcl-dev).  To update:

shell> cd ccl           # from the lastest snapshot archive
shell> cvs login        # only necessary if you've never done so
                         # before on the current machine
# this step may ask for the anonymous CVS password and then try to
# trivially encrypt that password in the file ~/.cvspass.  If that
# file didn't exist, the message here can sound more ominous than
# it is.
# The anonymous CVS password is "cvs".  Once you have that encrypted
# in ~/.cvspass, you'll never have to do this "login" step again.
shell> cvs update -d -P

The "-d" (create new directories as needed) and "-P" ("prune"/delete
emptry directories) aren't usually necessarry, but since CVS doesn't
do either of these things unless you tell it to, using both options
is a good habit to get into.

Many Emacs distributions contain frontends for CVS; there are GUI
clients as well (with varying degrees of interoperability with
the command-line tools.)

On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Phil wrote:

> It's been a while since I pulled from CVS and my info may be dated... should 
> I be using /usr/local/tmpcvs/openmcl-dev or another location?  I ask as I'm 
> only seeing a subset of files when I get that path.
>
> Thanks,
> Phil
>
> On Feb 15, 2007, at 4:56 AM, Gary Byers wrote:
>
>> 
>> 
>> On Wed, 14 Feb 2007, Gary Byers wrote:
>>> 
>>> I'll try to check in a fix soon and will reply to this message when I
>>> do.
>> 
>> I did so; I can load the webkit example now, and I think that that
>> means that things happen in the right order.
>> 
>



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