Problem (and solution) building from CVS

Michael Snyder msnyder@vmware.com
Tue Sep 16 18:27:00 GMT 2008


Jeremy Bennett wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 13:21 -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 05:46:43PM +0100, Jeremy Bennett wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 11:01 -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 02:24:31PM +0100, Jeremy Bennett wrote:
>>>>> I ran into problems building from the CVS tree earlier today. I checked
>>>>> out the GDB tree using:
>>>>>
>>>>>   cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@sourceware.org:/cvs/src co gdb
>>>> This command should not get you gdb/gdbtk.  It doesn't when I check it
>>>> out.  DId you cvs up -dP later on?
>>> Yes I did.
>> That's why.  Update using the same command you used to check out, and
>> you won't get gdbtk (or a lot of other things not related to GDB).
> 
> Hi Daniel,
> 
> I'll use "cvs co", not "cvs update". Thanks for the explanation.

Update is fine, it's a question of what options.
The options Daniel named will cause update to pull in
stuff that was not originally checked out.



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