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Hello. I am a unix developer with not a lot of Windows savvy. Forgive me if this question comes up a lot. I have done my homework and still cannot find a solution. My client is running cvsnt version 1.11.1 on Windows NT. I am trying to connect remotely from the command line client (1.11) on Linux. The problem is that I cannot find a way to correctly specify the repository root. The repository is located at "D:\cvsroot". The problem is that my client requires you to delimit the path portion of the connect string with a "/". All the examples, even those that seem to be aimed at unix client users, don't seem to regard this fact. For example, this is from the cvsnt readme: Note: UNIX clients interpret a \ as a character escape. You will need to specify \ as \\ on UNIX. Example: set CVSROOT=:pserver:notes\waynej at goldenrod:d:\cvsroot set CVSROOT=:pserver:demo at goldenrod:d:\cvsroot export CVSROOT=:pserver:notes\\waynej at goldenrod:d:\\cvsroot *None* of these appear to be acceptable to the unix client. As I said, the path has to start with a "/", not a ":". The windows cvs.exe client appears to allow this syntax, but the unix client does not. For example, this connect string worked from cvs.exe: cvs -d :pserver:user at address:d:/cvsroot login But this is considered a bad CVSROOT by the unix client. If I use the forward slash: cvs -d :pserver:user at address/d:/cvsroot login The CVSROOT is acceptable, but the command fails because the server cannot find the repository "/d:/cvsroot". I cannot seem to get around this forward slash inclusion. I tried every type of adjustment to the cvsroot in the connect string I could think of. So I saw a couple of other solutions mentioned in other cvsnt docs, neither of which worked for me, at least at first attempt. One was to try the double forward slash "//" in place of a colon. This won't help -- same problem as above. The problem is not the ":" after the "D", it is the initial forward slash that is required by the unix client, which causes a "repository not found" error because no paths on a windows box start with "/". Two was to map some sort of logical name to "D:\cvsroot", such as "/cvsroot", on the server, so that I could connect from the unix client using the logical name rather than the real path. The cvsnt docs show a tab where you can set a "repository prefix" in the cvsnt control panel applet. Well, my client's cvsnt control panel applet doesn't even have the tab shown in the doc -- there is no place to set a "repository prefix". There is only a single tab, with controls to stop and start, install and uninstall, which protocols to support, and the real paths to repositories (e.g. "D:\cvsroot"). Did the client install some sort of "lean" version of cvsnt? I would appreciate any insight on this matter. Thanks, Erik