[cvsnt] Getting into CVSNT
arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Tue Jul 8 21:32:20 BST 2008
Send your questions to the newsgroup not to me.
> Thanks for the reply. Here's the problem.
> CVS works just fine when I access a local repository from the command
NEVER EVER EVER use :local: - it is for the developers of CVSNT and no
one else (ok - maybe for a few other "experts" - but definitely not for
> I don't need to "log in." But my real objective is to
> access CVS
> from Eclipse. (I'm writing a book on using Eclipse for embedded
> software development and part of one chapter is about CVS and team
> programming.) Eclipse doesn't use the :local: protocol and
> defaults to
Use :pserver: from the command line...
> Do I understand correctly that pserver is supposed to use the
> user names and passwords? But when I try to connect to the local
> repository from Eclipse it doesn't accept my password. It comes back
> with an authentication error.
> By the way, the host is running RHEL 4.
Have you read about the recommended protocols (pserver is NOT
recommended), scroll to the bottom of this page:
For a RHEL server I suggest you use :ssh:/:ext: protocol which will not
require further configuration. If you do really want to use :pserver
then you must configure the server inetd or xinetd:
> TIA for any insights you can offer.
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