[cvsnt] CVSNT :ext: BUG?

Tilo Riemer triemer at vision-experts.com
Thu Aug 14 15:56:23 BST 2008

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Am 14.08.2008, 15:54 Uhr, schrieb Guilherme Balena Versiani  
<guibv at comunip.com.br>:
> If I issue the following command on the client machines (Windows XP),  
> everything works fine too:
>     C:> cvsnt -d :pserver:user at domain:_path_to_reporitory_ ls
> But if I issue:
>     C:> set CVS_RSH=TortoisePLink.exe
>     C:> cvsnt -d :ext:user at domain:_path_to_reporitory_ ls
> It don't work as expected.

> The above combination connects through SSH by using TortoisePLink, and  
> when it connects, it issue the command 'cvs server' on the server  
> machine. If I use CVSNT on the server machine, the errors happen like I  
> described.

At first you should check if it possible to connect to the server via ssh  
(without invoking cvs). For instance you can use putty to try to connect.
If this works you could use another CVS GUI. I recommend CrossVC XXL  
(http://www.crossvc.com). CrossVC supports access via ssh out of the box.

Best regards,
Tilo Riemer

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