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Re: how to get older version instead of bleeding edge

To: "Mitchell, Earl" <earlm@mips.com>
Subject: Re: how to get older version instead of bleeding edge
From: ilya@theIlya.com
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 11:20:08 -0700
Cc: 'HG' <henri@broadbandnetdevices.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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latest available version is linux_2_4, which happens to be always a tip of
2.4 branch of linux-mips cvs

On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 11:13:23AM -0700, Mitchell, Earl wrote:
> Setup env and login ...
> 
> export CVSROOT=:pserver:cvs@ftp.linux-mips.org:/home/cvs
> cvs login    # password=cvs
> 
> To get list of tags available ...
> 
> cvs history -r -T linux
> 
> Latest stable version is 2_4_21-pre3, to download ..
> 
> mkdir ./linux_2_4_21-pre3
> cd ./linux_2_4_21-pre3
> cvs checkout -r linux_2_4_21-pre3 linux
> 
> -earlm
> 
> 
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: HG [mailto:henri@broadbandnetdevices.com]
> >Sent: Friday, June 06, 2003 10:57 AM
> >To: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
> >Subject: how to get older version instead of bleeding edge
> >
> >Hi all
> >
> >How I get the older version of the linux for mips kernel , in particular I
> >would like the 2.4.20
> >
> >after downloading successfully the latest cvs with the web example
> >i tried to upgrade with : $ cvs
> >cvs -d :pserver:cvs@ftp.linux-mips.org:/home/cvs  update -r2.4.20 linux
> >a long list of ..../filename is no longer in the repository was obtained
> >
> >any hints of the command line necessary
> >
> >thanks
> >
> >Henri
> 
> 

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