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Re: import failed ...

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: import failed ...
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 11:38:00 -0500 (EST)

manisha r sankpal writes:
> MIME-Version: 1.0
> Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="===============1215709656=="

Please do not send MIME and/or HTML encrypted messages to the list.
Plain text only, PLEASE!

> vi /usr/local/cvsroot/CVSROOT/passwd
> Added a line with my user name and password:
> manisha:[password]
> Where the password is copied from /etc/shadow

If you already have a system username and password, you can use them
without having to make any changes to CVSROOT/passwd (as long as you
have SystemAuth enabled in your CVSROOT/config file).

> this command is giving me error:
> fatal error
> no such user:

If there's really no username after the message, you almost certainly
have a : after the password in CVSROOT/passwd that shouldn't be there.

-Larry Jones

The hardest part for us avant-garde post-modern artists is
deciding whether or not to embrace commercialism.  -- Calvin

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