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Hello CVSNT users, I found the problem by inspecting root.cpp and server.cpp from the CVSNT source code. For all of you with the same problem, just check if the /etc/cvsnt/PServer file is readable by the CVS users. If not, then the errors like I described will occur. NOTE: I think it would be a _very good idea_ to put this information to the CVSNT/Linux Install documentation, as most of people would like to protect CVSNT server configuration from being readable by anyone!!!... Thank you, Guilherme Balena Versiani. ComunIP S/A Guilherme Balena Versiani ha scritto: > Tilo Riemer ha scritto: > >> 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. >> > > I think you are going to the wrong side... I am sure I am able to > connect through ssh (in fact, I am able to connect to the server by > using TortoisePlink, putty, OpenSSH of Cygwin, OpenSSH from another > Linux machine, etc). I want to go two steps forward and say how you > could reproduce the problem. > > Let me make an introduction to the problem. When you use > :ext:user at domain:_path_to_repository_ in any cvs client (CVSNT, or any > other CVS taste), it works like below: > > 1) It takes CVS_RSH environment variable to connect to the server; > 2) It spawns the command '$CVS_RSH -u user domain cvs server'; > 3) After authenticating and so forth (issued by the spawned process), > the client starts to talk with the server by using CVS default protocol > (pserver). > > If you observe the step 2 above, you will note that the CVS_RSH command > will issue 'cvs server' on the server machine. Just try it, and you will > see what I am saying. > > Then, if you just want to see the problem happen on CVSNT/Linux, just do > the following on the Linux CVSNT server machine (the same you installed > and configured the CVSNT, as I sent in my first e-mail): > > $ cvsnt server > Root _path_to_repository_ > E cvsnt [server aborted]: _path_to_repository_: no such repository > error > > What would be the right response? If you use the 'vanilla' CVS (not > CVSNT, like the version 1.12.12), then you will get the following: > > $ cvs server > Root _path_to_repository_ << no response after this, the server will > wait next cmd > ls > M MyModuleA > M MyModuleB > M MyModuleC > M MyModuleD > M MyModuleE > M MyModuleF > ... > ok > > Did you get me now? > > Thank you, > > Guilherme Balena Versiani. > ComunIP S/A > _______________________________________________ > cvsnt mailing list > cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs >