[cvsnt] Lockserver Issue
arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Fri Nov 2 01:32:08 GMT 2007
> I have downloaded and installed Tortoise on a third client.
> cvs diff: connect to 127.0.0.1(127.0.0.1):2402 failed: No
> connection could
> be made because the target machine actively refused it.
> cvs [diff aborted]: Couldn't connect to lock server
You are using the :local: protocol - which is for (internal cvs)
developers only. Your CVS server needs to run as a server and your
clients need to connect using :sspi: or :pserver: protocols. Using
:local: over a network will (eventually - guarenteed) corrupt your
The "cvsroot" should be like:
:pserver:user at nw-syd1:/vol1/home/minet/cvsroot
Note: just because your repository physically resides at
/vol1/home/minet/cvsroot does not mean that is the correct "logical"
name - you'll need to check.
If it's been some time since you upgraded the server then it would be
worthwhile doing that too, the current version is 2.5.03.2382:
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