[cvsnt] "the :extssh: access method is not available on this system"

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Wed Mar 28 22:32:31 BST 2007

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"extssh" is not a protocol of ANY CVS.  It's an odd Eclipse thing from memory.  For help on setting up CVSNT with Eclipse search the newsgroup for "Eclipse".

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-----Original Message-----
From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] On Behalf Of Hüller Gernot
Sent: Thursday, 29 March 2007 3:23 AM
To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org
Subject: [cvsnt] "the :extssh: access method is not available on this system"

I need to use extssh to connect (eventually using IBM RAD 6 on win2k) to a CVS server.

Previously I used a version of cvsnt that shipped with wincvs (CVSNT 2.0.51d) but had troubles and tried to use a current version. Now I have installed 2.5.03 (Scorpio) Build 2382 and updated environment path.

What happened to extssh support? The version I just installed does no longer seem to speak it! any attempt to connect to a :extssh: repository is terminated immediately with the message 
"the :extssh: access method is not available on this system".

What can I do to get extssh running in cvsnt 2.5?


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