[SciPy-user] CVS problem

Pearu Peterson pearu at cens.ioc.ee
Mon Jul 22 15:04:42 CDT 2002

Hi Berthold,

On 22 Jul 2002, Berthold [iso-8859-15] Höllmann wrote:

> Hello,
> Following the instructions on 
> http://www.scipy.org/site_content/tutorials/CVSInstruct
> I tried to download a CVS copy of scipy. But the 
> cvs -d :pserver:anonymous at scipy.org:/home/cvsroot co scipy 
> never returns. The last message from the call is 
> U scipy/xplt/gist/xfont.h
> U scipy/xplt/gist/xicky.c
> U scipy/xplt/gist/xicky.h
> and waiting for up to some hours did not show any differences. What is
> going wrong here? Anyone with better luck?

This is known problem and is related to cvs server at scipy.org. See


File scipy/xplt/gist/xicky.h is the last one from the CVS repository. So
it is safe to cancel the checkout (with Ctrl-C) and proceed with scipy


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