2004.07.11 00:17 "Re: [Tiff] Anonymous CVS Connection to get libtiff", by Bob Friesenhahn
The site was moved to other host and CVS repository now changed. You should use
Will the web site at http://www.remotesensing.org/libtiff/ be updated to reflect this change?
I should mention that this repository checks out all files read-only (very strange!) so there is no hope of autogen.sh or any other procedure which updates existing files to work properly.