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Noobie seeks cvs help?

Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2004 6:43 pm
by thermal_ice
sorry if this is posted in the wrong place :?

never used cvs before

can someone point me to a step by step (cvs for dummies ) on how to do a checkout from a windose box

thanks for your time

Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2004 7:40 pm
by jesterKing
Look at This tool might be of great use (it is to me). It embeds the CVS functionality into your Windows Explorer. The userguide is at


Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2004 9:49 pm
by thermal_ice
thanks jk :D

/off to do some reading

Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2004 5:55 am
by IoN_PuLse
TortoiseCVS is awesome :D

Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2004 7:04 am
by thermal_ice
ok I've got the tortise thing going

but when I try and do a checkout and get to the password dialog , I'm stuck :oops:

pressing enter won't work, and anonymous dosen't work either

whats the magic password



Posted: Mon Feb 02, 2004 1:37 am
by Zarabadoo
ok, i heard about this prog through this forum, and decided to try it. nifty thing.

after much swearing, i found the magic string to punch into the top to checkout is as follows:

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you then want to check out the following modules:
  • lib/windows