[Rd] rsync -> cvs down?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Mon Jul 19 20:01:07 CEST 2004

A.J. Rossini wrote:

> The svn server appears to be down.

Actually, I'm just checking out a developer release from


Note that https is required,
the unsecured http protocol seems not to be working...


> best,
> -tony
> Douglas Bates <bates at stat.wisc.edu> writes:
>>Marc Schwartz wrote:
>>>I am not able to access cvs via rsync today. Is the service down?
>>Yes.  We should have sent email about it to r-devel but it has been a
>>hectic several days.
>>The bad news is that the newly installed cvs.r-project.org machine,
>>which is also rsync.r-project.org, was compromised and we had to take
>>it off the net.
>>The good news is that, thanks to heroic efforts by Martin Maechler and
>>Deepayan Sarkar, the CVS repository has been transformed to Subversion
>>and is available at http://svn.r-project.org/R/ (and at
>>https://svn.r-project.org/R/ but SSL is probably only needed by those
>>doing commits).  If you have a Subversion client (see
>>http://subversion.tigris.org - those using Windows may also want to
>>look at http://tortoiseSVN.tigris.org/) you can check out and update
>>the current r-devel from http://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/ and the
>>current R-patched from
>>R-devel at stat.math.ethz.ch mailing list

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