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Re: testing cvs using local host?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: testing cvs using local host?
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 10:19:04 -0400 (EDT)

Ray Tayek writes:
> cvspserver      stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/bin/cvs    cvs -f 
> --allow-root=~ray/cvsroot
> in /etc/inetd.conf and

Does your machine use inetd?  I thought most Linux systems used xinetd. 
You need to change the ~ray/cvsroot to /home/ray/cvsroot before it will
work, but that wouldn't cause the connection to be refused.  Make sure
you restarted inetd and check your syslog for error messages.

> i was wondering what the incantation would be to do something on the linux 
> box, treating it as both the client and the server.

Just set your CVSROOT to use pserver mode:


-Larry Jones

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