[Cvsnt] Making Progress, not there yet (was Installing CVSNT and Connecti ng from Clients)

Paul Grenyer Paul.Grenyer at chorleys-communisis.co.uk
Fri Apr 19 15:47:09 BST 2002

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> Set an empty password in the file, then use the cvs command
> "cvs passwd"
> from the client to set the password. Indeed, once you have
> one user up and
> running, add their cvs user name (on a line on its own) to
> the "admin" file
> in CVSROOT on the server (which may not already exist), and
> then you can log
> in as that user and use "cvs passwd" to add additional users.

That worked like a charm!

> > > BTW, you should set up a repository prefix to get rid of the
> > > drive letter
> > > from the repostiory root, to make it easier to move the
> > > repository (and for
> > > easier interoperability with non-Windows clients)
> > I understand and agree with what you're saying, but how do I do it?
> Open the Control Panel Applet, and select the "repositories"
> tab; check the
> box at the top, and use the "..." browse button to the right
> of the empty
> edit field to select the prefix.

I'm not sure what you mean by selecting the prefix. I've selected the CVS
directory and clicked OK, but I'm not sure if that is right or what to do
next? I assume I have to change the CVSROOT on the client..? :-)



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