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Re: Can't change login user in WinCvs?!

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Can't change login user in WinCvs?!
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 10:05:58 -0400 (EDT)

Tommy Svensson writes:
> Using WinCvs 1.2 I can't seem to change the login user. It doesn't even
> matter if I delete the .cvspass file or the settings file. Still the old
> user persists even if I log him out, change the CVSROOT to
> address@hidden:/src/cvs and login again.... the report window says

Once you've checked out a directory, CVS uses the CVSROOT setting stored
in its CVS/Root file rather than your default CVSROOT (this makes life
much simpler for people who regularly work on files from multiple
repositories).  You either need to edit that file by hand (or with a
script) to the new CVSROOT or else delete the directory and do a fresh

-Larry Jones

You just can't ever be too careful. -- Calvin

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