[cvsnt] Re: Latest Updates - CVSNT 2.5.03 Build 2133

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Fri Oct 28 06:29:06 BST 2005

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On Fri, 28 Oct 2005 00:24:02 +0100, Tony Hoyle
<tony.hoyle at march-hare.com> wrote:

>Bo Berglund wrote:
>> Strange, when I access CVS on my PC I never use anything but my own
>> login (except for testing). For  example like this on a command
>> prompt:
>> c:\>set CVSROOT=:sspi:polaris:/Bosse
>> But when I change to the fully qualified server name I get another
>> behaviour:
>> c:\>set CVSROOT=:sspi:polaris.agiusa.se:/Bosse
>> c:\>cvs ls
>> cvs [ls aborted]: authorization failed: server polaris.agiusa.se
>> rejected access to /Bosse
>> As it happens the WorkSpace Viewer sets the computer name without any
>> possibility of change by the user and it fails.
>It grabs it from zeroconf.  Shouldn't make any difference really.. I'm 
>not sure why it does on some networks (doesn't on mine... I can access 
>any server with either).

My network is a home network with just workgroup computers, no domain,
if that might be the difference...

>> The extra domain value (agiusa.se) was added by me when I started the
>> new PC a few months back to reflect the connection with the main
>> domain. However there is actually no such domain registered anywhere.
>> Is this the problem?
>As long as ping works then it'll find it, in theory... I'm guessing some 
>kind of misconfiguration that isn't handled - if I could repeat it I 
>could work out what triggers it and work around it.
>Does netdiag (in the support directory of your Windows CD if it's not 
>installed alreadt) give any clues?

Have to find that then...

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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