[cvsnt] Problem with cvsnt server, cvs unix client

Ditchfield, Glen Glen.Ditchfield at investorsgroup.com
Thu Jul 17 14:34:18 BST 2003

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Has anyone here ever used a domain\userid combination from a UNIX box to a
cvsnt server?

Ditchfield, Glen wrote:
> [cvs]$ cvs -d ':pserver:adomain\auser at aserver:/d//cvsrepos/corporate'
> Logging in to :pserver:adomain\auser at aserver:2401/d//cvsrepos/corporate
> CVS password: ***********
> cvs login: authorization failed: server aserver rejected access to
> /d//cvsrepos/corporate for user adomain\auser

Tony Hoyle replied:
> It's probably the backslash... if you try doubling it up that might work.

Nope.  It fails the same way.
Note that the backslash shows up in the CVS command's responses.

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