[cvsnt] CVSROOT env var on Win XP ignored for cvsnt commands

Gerard K cvsadmin_nospam_please at his.co.uk
Tue Jan 13 15:29:06 GMT 2004

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I have cvsnt v2.0.14 installed as server on w2k pro.... and as client on win
XP pro
my CVSROOT environment variable is set to
trying to do a (for example) "cvs status" it  fails with the error
"cvs [status aborted]: bad auth protocol start: BEGIN AUTH REQUEST"
whereas if I do
"cvs -d  %CVSROOT% status"

it works fine

why is it not picking up CVSROOT environment variable?


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