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Re: problems with remote connection

From: Matthew Riechers
Subject: Re: problems with remote connection
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 10:37:20 -0400

Robert Koberg wrote:
> Hello all,
> I cannot checkout modules from a remote linux machine using the commandline
> on a win2000 machine.  When I use WinCVS's gui app it works.  I have always
> used the gui in the past but want to get into all the other options
> available.
> I have used both the standard win2000 shell and cygwin to try to connect.
> First I try:
> $>cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/u/repos login
> I can login successfully, next I try:
> $>cvs checkout doc
> It gives me an error saying I need to use the -d option or specify the
> CVSROOT. So I specify the CVSROOT and try to checkout again. This time I get
> an error saying:
> > refused
> cvs [checkout aborted]: end of file from server (consult above message if
> any)
> I noticed that on windows you need to set the HOME variable and I tried that
> too but no go.
> Any ideas on what I am doing wrong?

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