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Re: pserver authentication

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: pserver authentication
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2001 14:37:13 -0400 (EDT)

Awais Majeed writes:
> i have some problems to discuss with you. i am using cvs.while connecting
> to the server, i am using the pserver. i want to automate the process,
> that is i want to supply the user name and password once, and avoid the
> prompt of the 'cvs login' command. Is this possible to write a script
> which can suppress the prompt of the 'cvs login' command and
> read the password from a file or from other source without user
> intervention? 

Do the login interactively as the user the script will be running as and
just never logout.  All "cvs login" does is remember the password (in
~/.cvsrc), so there's no reason to ever logout.

-Larry Jones

Santa's gonna skip this block for years. -- Calvin

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