How to use CVS

cvs -d  login 
press just enter for the passowrd

Checkout the gtdb (main database)  module:
cvs -d  co gtdb

Checkout the pilot (prototype programs etc) module:
cvs -d  co pilot

Note that you do not need to logout. The password remains in the .cvspass file in you 
home direcory (under unix) 

Get the latest code: cd into the  code directory (the dir has CVS sub-directory) and:

cvs -d  update

..if you have problems (cvs just hangs) you are likely behind the firewall... Please click here then . Here is documentation how to use CVS