sourceforge cvs

Net Llama! netllama at
Tue Jan 28 16:22:54 CET 2003

On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Chuck Mead wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Jan 2003, Moritz Heiber posted the following:
> MH>> Sourceforge cvs is really, really, really a piece of shite!@#$%^&*
> MH>>
> MH>> Can't we please, please, please move it to where there are not 35,000
> MH>> other projects trying to use cvs at the same time?
> MH>>
> MH>> I'm begging here!
> MH>
> MH>I never had problems with CVS (except the one problem about 2 weeks
> MH>ago which has even been preannounced by and therefore don't see the
> MH>point of moving it.
> MH>Could you specify which problems do you mean?
> sf cvs sends an end of file when it's busy (which it always is) on
> anonymous co and up's. It happens all the time to me when I am simply
> trying to do an anonymous co or up to build on a new machine. This means
> nestu's script has to be run repeatedly to automate the process (which
> is the goal of the script). The developer co is not as problematic (I
> use both depending on where I am) as it seems to work most of the time.
> It isn't that it doesn't work (it does) it's that we are sharing
> resources with a bazillion other people and the resulting congestion
> causes these problems. Since we have the capability to get around this
> issue (I *DO* have the resources to provide cvs) I do not see why we
> don't use it.

Granted, i don't do anon checkouts as oftten as alot of the others here,
but i've never had problems.  Are you using z9 compression?  I've found
that makes a world of difference on high latency connections.

Lonni J Friedman				netllama at
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