[cvsnt] Re: compatibility issues

Richard Wirth richard at wirthware.de
Tue Aug 9 19:58:59 BST 2005

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Hello Tony,

Tuesday, August 9, 2005, 2:48:20 PM, you wrote:

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

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

TH> eg:

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

That's not my problem. When I do the same using cvs 1.12.x client, it
works. So it's definitively an issue of cvsnt.

>>   - 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)

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

I can connect using cvsnt on linux/solaris, but it fails on windows
(all the same cvsnt version)

Best regards,
 Richard                            mailto:richard at wirthware.de

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