[cvsnt] Logout Error

Glen Starrett glen.starrett at march-hare.com
Sun Apr 15 16:18:08 BST 2007

Cheng Cui wrote:
> When I logout it gives the following error.
> cvs logout
> cvs.exe logout: No CVSROOT specified!  Please use the `-d' option
> cvs.exe [logout aborted]: or set the CVSROOT environment variable.

This is working as designed.

The login and logout commands are used to tell CVSNT to cache the 
password for a particular CVSROOT.  If you run either outside a sandbox, 
when the CVSROOT environment variable isn't set, then that's what you get.

The local protocol doesn't support authentication, so therefore it 
doesn't support login or logout.


Glen Starrett
Technical Account Manager, North America
March Hare Software, LLC


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