[cvsnt] Re: Browsing CVSNT using extssh

Mark Townsend mtownsen at nowhere.com
Fri Oct 7 22:43:41 BST 2005

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Well Tony,

I got it to work apparently.  I created a shell script and put it in 

The shell script goes:

cmd.exe /c cvs $*

PServer still apaprently works as I assume that just works off of the 

Thanks for the tip.  But I will tell you there is a difference with CVSNT 
1.11.x and CVSNT and how the output is using Cygwin SSH.

Tony Hoyle <tony.hoyle at march-hare.com> wrote in news:di6j6c$19p$1

> Mark Townsend wrote:
>> I tried pserver and pserver is returning "E cvs server", so it seems a 
>> problem with Cygwin when launching CVSNT executable.  This problem 
>> doesn't show itself in earlier versions fo CVSNT with Cygwin :extssh:
> There's probably a setting on cygwin somewhere.
> It's just argv[0]... it's not really a reliable string to be trying to 
> compare against on any platform and I'm surprised eclipse does so.
> If you can't find a way to do it on cygwin try forcing it through 
> cmd.exe (which does it correctly) as cmd.exe /c cvs
> Tony

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