[Bioperl-l] Anything up with cvs/svn?

Scott Cain cain.cshl at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 12:57:38 EST 2008


Hi Hilmar and Jason,

Thanks--for some reason, I thought svn was done.  I'll remain anonymous
for right now (Kind of difficult to do when you announce it publicly :-)

Thanks,
Scott

On Mon, 2008-01-07 at 09:43 -0800, Jason Stajich wrote:
> CVS r/w is locked because we are transitioning to SVN - you can still  
> checkout via anonymous CVS on code.open-bio.org.
> 
> The SVN is going to be in /home/svn-repositories/bioperl not George's  
> directory, but we are still monkeying around with the directory  
> structure.  You can try a checkout but be warned it may change a few  
> more times if we add another directory layer in there.
> 
> You will get requests for your password at least three times - I  
> strongly suggest you use SSH keys to avoid getting prompted each time  
> - I don't know why you get asked 3 times as it is a SVN thing I  
> assume it is having to make 3 separate requests to do a checkout.
> 
> That's what is up for now.  We'll report when the final SVN migration  
> is done.
> 
> -jason
> On Jan 7, 2008, at 9:24 AM, Scott Cain wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> >
> > I was trying to get bioperl-live this morning from either cvs or  
> > svn and
> > failed.  I was wondering if something was going on with the server.
> >
> > Here are the things I tried:
> >
> >   cvs -d:ext:scain at dev.open-bio.org:/home/repository/bioperl co  
> > bioperl-live
> >
> > which resulted in this:
> >
> > cvs checkout: warning: cannot write to history file /home/ 
> > repository/bioperl/CVSROOT/history: Permission denied
> > cvs checkout: Updating bioperl-live
> > cvs checkout: failed to create lock directory for `/home/repository/ 
> > bioperl/bioperl-live' (/home/repository/bioperl/bioperl-live/ 
> > #cvs.lock): Permission denied
> > cvs checkout: failed to obtain dir lock in repository `/home/ 
> > repository/bioperl/bioperl-live'
> > cvs [checkout aborted]: read lock failed - giving up
> >
> > Then I thought I'd try the suggested svn checkout method from the
> > bioperl wiki:
> >
> >   svn co svn+ssh://scain@dev.open-bio.org/home/hartzell/bioperl/ 
> > bioperl-live
> >
> > which resulted in
> >
> > svn: No repository found in 'svn+ssh://scain@dev.open-bio.org/home/ 
> > hartzell/bioperl/bioperl-live'
> >
> > Finally, I after looking at the openbio server, I thought I'd try  
> > this:
> >
> >    svn co svn+ssh://scain@dev.open-bio.org/home/svn-repositories/ 
> > bioperl/bioperl-live
> >
> > which resulted in repeated requests for my password (which I supplied
> > correctly at least once out of the several requests).
> >
> > So, what's up?
> >
> > Thanks much,
> > Scott
> >
> > -- 
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> > --
> > Scott Cain, Ph. D.                                    
> > cain.cshl at gmail.com
> > GMOD Coordinator (http://www.gmod.org/)                      
> > 216-392-3087
> > Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
> >
> >
> > ______________________________________________
> 
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Scott Cain, Ph. D.                                   cain.cshl at gmail.com
GMOD Coordinator (http://www.gmod.org/)                     216-392-3087
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory




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