[cvsnt] Tortoise CVS not asking for password

Guy Bowden guy at holler.co.uk
Mon Dec 6 17:30:12 GMT 2004

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I'm not sure if this is a CVSNT server issue or Tortoise CVS, so here goes:

my CVSROOT is:
:sspi:Guy at Father:/jobs

My server is spitting back - when trying to perform any cvs command 
within TortoiseCVS:

cvs [checkout aborted]: Error reading from server Father: -1: Unknown error

Error, CVS operation failed

Then if i try from the command line
cvs -d :sspi:Guy at Father:/jobs checkout modulename

I get:
cvs [checkout aborted]: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password.

This happens once a user has changed their password on our domain.

What used to happen is that TortoiseCVS would prompt for a password, but 
now it just gives that error at the top and doesn't do anything more - 
If i change the CVSROOT to :
:sspi:Guy:password at Father:/jobs - where "password" is my correct 
password, it works fine, but the password is then there for all to see 
in the "Root" file.

Server is Windows 2000 Server, on a Windows domain..

Thanks for any help / pointers



Guy Bowden



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