[Cvsnt] Can't connect to CVSNT server

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Tue May 14 06:40:18 BST 2002

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On Mon, 13 May 2002 22:58:40 +0000 (UTC), Gopal Narra
<gopal.narra at prgx.com> wrote:

>Hi all
>CVSNT Server had been set up on Win2k prof this way
>1) CVSROOT = :ntserver:c:/cvs
>2) HOME = c:/
>3) TEMP=c:\winnt\temp
>4) cvsservice -i c:\cvs
>5) net start cvs
>6) cvs init
>And the contol panel applet shows that the server is running.
>I then downloaded winCVS 1.3 beta and i set the CVSROOT on the client
>machine to :ntserver:apaudit5_009:c:\cvs
>When I use cvs co -c to get a list of modules I get the following error
>cvs checkout: Hostname required
>cvs checkout: bad CVSROOT: :ntserver:APAUDIT5_009:c:\cvs
>cvs [checkout aborted]: Bad CVSROOT.
>Can somebody help me in this regard as this is my first time trying to set
>up CVS.
>Thanks in advance

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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