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Re: CVS Setup Help Needed

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS Setup Help Needed
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 13:47:18 -0400 (EDT)

Matt Keyes writes:
> 1. I set $CVSROOT to be /cvsroot

That's not correct if you want to use pserver.  You should set it to
something like:


> 2. I did initialize the repository, so there is a /cvsroot/CVSROOT directory
> (with all the subdirectories under it that are created)
> 3. I haven't tried it in local mode...

Then how did you initialize the repository? :-)

> 4. I've been trying to connect via WinCVS, and I get the message equivalent
> to the one if you incorrectly type cvs (or just cvs) at a console prompt
> (not the whole usage message, just the first line).  Sorry, I'm at work so I
> can't really get the message from here.

I suggest getting pserver access working *on the server system* before
trying to get it working remotely; it makes debugging much easier.  For
troubleshooting advice, see the manual:

If you need more help, show us the exact error message and relavent
line(s) from your inetd or xinetd configuration.

-Larry Jones

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