[cvsnt] cvsnt and .cvspass

Glen Starrett glen.starrett at march-hare.com
Wed Feb 27 16:00:09 GMT 2008

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Dirk Weigenand wrote:
> i have read that cvsnt prefers to store passwords in the windows
> registry and not in the file .cvspass.
> Since we have clients on Unix machines and there is no such beast as
> a registry what are the alternatives besides giving the password as
> part of the repository specification (-d
> :pserver:user:password at host:/repositoryname)?

It's preferred on Windows, but the cvspass is still present on *nix. 
Just do a cvs -d ... login as normal and it'll set that up for you.

Note that it is located in ~/.cvs/cvspass now.


Glen Starrett
Technical Account Manager, North America
March Hare Software, LLC


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