Checkout LFS 6 from cvs?

Matthew Burgess matthew at
Sat May 8 03:42:45 PDT 2004

On Sat, 8 May 2004 06:35:13 -0400 (EDT)
Bill's LFS Login <lfsbill at> wrote:

> On Thu, 6 May 2004, Richard A Downing FBCS wrote:
> > How do I check out LFS 6 from CVS?
> >
> JIC you might not know, a list of tags can be obtained with something
> like
>   cvs history -T -n LFS/BOOK -a
> The "-a" lets you see work done by others, IIRC. Otherwise, only stuff
> done by you is shown.
> There may be better/other ways, but there are plenty of false leads in
> the man pages and I haven't yet decided to throw up my hands in
> dispair and find a tutorial.

Additionally, there's a web interface to the CVS repository at  After navigating to LFS/BOOK, if you
scroll down to the bottom there's a drop-down box next to "Show only
files with tag:"

Hope this helps,


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