[Cvsnt] Which cvs.exe does what???
tmh at nothing-on.tv
Sat Mar 30 10:45:44 GMT 2002
Bo Berglund wrote:
> I always thought that the local cvs program just would pass the
> command over to the remote server and show the output from that to the
> user, not involving itself in the handling of the command.
> But this seems not to be the case since the local cvs.exe was not
> updated with the passwd fix and it barfed at the empty password. The
> server would not have complained.
> So where is CVS processing actually done? On the client or on the
> server? I am a bit confused now.
Both. The remote cvs can't easily issue a 'Password: ' prompt, so the
local cvs does that then encrypts it for sending to the remote server.
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