[Cvsnt] Newbie *** Connection refused: Unknown command "Files\CVS"

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Thu May 30 00:07:09 BST 2002

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I bet you have a repository path something like:
"c:\Program Files\CVS for NT\repository"
If so you have been bitten by the <space> bug by including spaces in
the repository path and connecting from another client than cvsnt.
I always advice against using spaces in paths and filenames in
anything connected with CVS because there *are* parts in the code that
has not yet been laundered for the space handling. On UNIX where cvs
came from spaces are not allowed and this shows in cvsnt too in some
places despite Tony's efforts to handle this.
At the very least if you use a repository located on such a path then
you should definitely use the repository prefix to hide it.

Look here for my instructions (albeit a bit old now, two months):
I also discuss the <space> issue and emailing on commits.


On Wed, 29 May 2002 18:55:31 +0000 (UTC), "user" <user at user.com>

>I get the following error when attempting to access a local server on w2k
>using Eclipse CVS www.eclipse.org
>It seems the repository is initialized, but I don't know, and I don't know
>how to check it.
>Please help!
>Neill Laney
>nmlaney at hotmail.com
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>Cvsnt at cvsnt.org
>http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs

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