[cvsnt] Re: "cvsnt + ant" are not work well.

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Tue Jun 17 00:45:26 BST 2003

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On Mon, 16 Jun 2003 14:28:49 -0700, Shankar Unni
<shankar at cotagesoft.com> wrote:

>s.p. hong wrote:
>> This script generate the passfile well, but the cvsnt won't read the
>> passfile.
>That's because CVSNT no longer uses the passfile, but wants its passfile 
>entries in the repository.
>Why, oh why, was this done? It's not just a matter of being "Windows 
>stylish" and doing everything the Bill Gates way - there are other tools 
>that try to automate CVS, and get broken by such gratuitous changes..

Because it is the only safe way to protect the logins in Windows NT.
The HKCU hive is only available to the logged on user, no matter what
and so the passwords cannot be compromized.

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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