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Re: pserver access with IP

From: Pierre Asselin
Subject: Re: pserver access with IP
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2004 00:42:14 +0000 (UTC)
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Clevo <address@hidden> wrote:

> The reason why I need [ to refer to the server by IP number ]:
>     We have a CVS server with fix IP. And users with various PC, notebooks 
> where we can not (or must not) change system and network settings. As the 
> CVS server has it's own domain name only in the copany office private 
> network I can't access the CVS server from a Windows notebook(can not 
> resolve the name)

You say that, but the error below is not a domain name resolution problem.

> We connect with pserver:
> :pserver:address@hidden:/home/cvsroot

That should work.

> The error message:
> cvs commit: failed to create lock directory for xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> Permission denied

which says that you *did* connect to the server, and it returned an
error because its directory permissions aren't set up right.  All cvs
users should be in some group created for the purpose, and all
directories under $CVSROOT should be writable by that group.

pa at panix dot com

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