[cvsnt] cvs init problem

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Fri Dec 5 17:20:34 GMT 2008

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Tom Halliley wrote:
>     bash-3.00$ cvsnt -f  -d 
> :pserver:toolsadm at source2:/export/local/home/toolsadm/CVS_REPO -n init
>     cvsnt [server aborted]: Must specify root for remote init command
The error is corrrect.  You need to specify a (relative) root to the 
init command with -r.

Personally I'd forget about remote init.  Apart from the security issues 
of people being able to create repositories on a remote machine, it's 
difficult to get working correctly anyway.


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