[cvsnt] extnt within Eclipse

Steve Forsyth steveforsyth at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 15 04:15:03 BST 2004

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You might want to try checking the "act like Unix CVS" on your cvsnt server 
settings. I can't remember now, but I think I had to do that in order to 
make Eclipse not freak out.


>From: YErkan at decaresystems.ie
>To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook
>Subject: [cvsnt] extnt within Eclipse
>Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 15:29:57 +0100
>I went through the archives and I did a little bit of reading. Thanks to 
>past messages, I'm almost able to connect to CVSNT from Eclipse using "ext"
> >From a command line, I can type:
>extnt mywindowsmachine -l yerkan cvs server
>And it connects. At least I think it connects because it doesn't give any 
>(If I change one of the parameters I got an error message).
>However, I'm not that lucky using Eclipse. I setup the "Ext Connection 
>protocol using:
>CVS_RSH: c:\path\to\wincvs\cvsnt\extnt.exe
>Parameters: {host} -l {user}
>CVS_SERVER: cvs server
>Then, I create a new "repository location" using the following values:
>Host: mywindowsmachine
>Repository path: /javarepo
>User: yerkan
>Connection Type: ext
>(x) Use Default Port
>(x) Validate Connection on Finish
>After a second of pondering Eclipse gives me the following error:
>Error validating location: "Unknown response received from cvs server: "
>Do you have an idea what I am missing?
>I would appreciate any little help because, soon, I'm going to go insane...
>Thanks in advance,
>  - Yagiz Erkan -
>  http://yagiz.blogspot.com
>  http://www.erkans.com
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