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Re: CVS pserver login bug in client

From: Paul Edwards
Subject: Re: CVS pserver login bug in client
Date: Sun, 06 Jul 2003 01:45:39 GMT

"Larry Jones" <lawrence.jones@eds.com> wrote in message 
> Barhorst Nathan writes:
> >
> > cvs login: warning: failed to open
> > /Users/ngb_root/.cvspass for reading: No such file or
> > directory
> Like it says, that is just a warning -- your login was successful.
> Since you're setting up CVS for the very first time, it's not surprising
> that CVS was unable to open your ~/cvspass file, you wouldn't expect it
> to exist yet.  On the other hand, if you were a long-time CVS user, the
> warning would have alerted you to a serious problem.

Perhaps a second message:

cvs info: information: creating empty /Users/ngb_root/.cvspass

would be sufficient to let people know that the warning can
be ignored and won't come up again and there's no need to
start searching the web to find out what it means?

BFN.  Paul.

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