Downloading the EleBBS sourcecode is fairly simple.
First make sure you have installed an CVS client - if you do not have one install one from www.cvshome.org. For the Win32 version you need to download this version, for example.
After you have downloaded and installed your CVS client, you should define the CVS root - if you are only managing one CVS repository the easiest way would be to define:
which allows for anonymous access to the EleBBS repository. Now, run "cvs checkout elebbs" and this will download the complete EleBBS repository to your harddisk. Read the file in "buildinst" to understand how to build this EleBBS.