[cvsnt] HELP needed: My CVSNT (cvsnt- is not cachingexternal RSH program (CYGWIN's SSH)

Muraleedhara Reddy msirigir at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 05:18:48 GMT 2008

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Thanks, Arthur. I have configured Putty and it is working fine. So, the
problem is with CYGWIN's SSH. It is really troubling me whenever we install
windows updates.
Yours Sincerely,

S. Muraleedhara Reddy

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 3:27 PM, Arthur Barrett <
arthur.barrett at march-hare.com> wrote:

> S. Muraleedhara Reddy.,
> > I narrowed my problem like this. My CYGWIN SSH is working
> If you want to use Cygwin SSH then use Cygwin CVS.
> > if i use :ssh:
> > in my WinCVS it asks for a password, and works if enter my
> You just need to configure putty rather than Cygwin.  Download putty and
> get putty working with your keys and then CVSNT will work with your
> keys.  Putty is just a windows native ssh client.
> The CVSNT toolchain is all native, on hpux, on mac, on solaris, on red
> hat, on windows.  Using Cygwin on Windows is like using Wine on Linux.
> If you were trying to use Wine and activestate perl on linux then asked
> for help on a linux newsgroup you'd be told (in no uncertain terms) to
> uninstall the lot and just use native perl.  That is exactly the same
> advice you will get here: use the native windows toolchain.
> Regards,
> Arthur Barrett

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