[cvsnt] Re: compatibility issues

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Tue Aug 9 13:48:20 BST 2005

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Richard Wirth wrote:
>   - cvs checkout on an existing sandbox does not work any more on
>     linux
>     (move away 'xyz' it is in the way..)

The checkout must be the same checkout command that was used to create 
the sandbox in the first place, otherwise it can't work (this has always 
been true).


$ cvs -d /usr/local/cvs co -d foo CVSROOT
cvs checkout: Updating foo
U foo/checkoutlist
$ cvs -d /usr/local/cvs co -d foo CVSROOT
tmh at sisko:~$ cvs -d /usr/local/cvs co -d foo CVSROOT
cvs checkout: Updating foo

>   - ssh protocoll is broken on win23
>     (Couldn't connect to remote server - plink errorcvs.exe [version
>     aborted]: Connection to server failed
>     FATAL ERROR: Unable to authenticate)

plink has not changed between versions, and the ssh protocol only has 
minor upgrades.  It's possible the remote server is not letting you 
connect - can putty connect to it?


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