[cvsnt] Re: Add user & passwd files

Jesse Bruce [PCS] news at pctas.com
Fri Aug 30 21:09:09 BST 2002

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I am using build 57h
I think I have an invailid respository

"Bo Berglund" <bo.berglund at telia.com> wrote in message
news:o10umuo83ceu74k2lu9uq400f4hb00anfj at 4ax.com...
> On Fri, 30 Aug 2002 13:12:05 +1000, "Jesse Bruce [PCS]"
> <news at pctas.com> wrote:
> >I have CVSNT installed but cannot add users or have no idea where a
> >file should live or how to create it manually as each time I tryed the
> >following command ;
> >
> >C:\>cvs passwd -a lala       # I get the prompt again as follows
> >C:\>_
> >
> >I have tried this on XP and 2000..
> >any suggestion on where passwd file should live ?
> >
> Maybe some answers can be found here:
> http://w1.858.telia.com/~u85831169/InstallCVSNT.html#AddUsers
> The passwd file lives in the CVSROOT directory of the repository. It
> is NOT a file that can be checked out, CVSNT manages it all by itself
> and you add/remove users using the cvs passwd command. But only CVS
> administrators can use this command for anyone. Normal users can only
> change their own pserver passwords with the command.
> You need a recent build of CVSNT for this command to work properly,
> there were some problems before. I suggest you use build 57g or 57f.
> /Bo
> /Bo
> (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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