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Re: SSH and WinCVS

From: James Knowles
Subject: Re: SSH and WinCVS
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 04:16:59 -0700

> Is it the case that 2
> different users cannot "share" a sandbox? 

Do you mean use the same physical directories? Not a good idea. CVS is
designed to be used in parallel. I can't imagine sharing sandboxes, even if
it's not simultaneous access. 

> If I try
> working with ... changes to a local copy checked out by
> another user, things don't work.

The username is stored in the CVS metadata. That would explain things. When
CVS tries to do an operation, it fires up ssh, uses the username stored in
the CVS metadata, tries to use your private key, and boom! Your buns have
been fried. No login. 

It's really late here (after 4am) so my brain may not be processing things
correctly right now. But it sounds right to the degree that I'm functioning

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- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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