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Re: Win32 cvs client - Unix cvs server

From: Spiro Trikaliotis
Subject: Re: Win32 cvs client - Unix cvs server
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2005 07:14:18 +0200
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* On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 12:36:39PM +1000 Sisyphus wrote:
> The FAQ says that Win32 cvs clients don't get along with Unix cvs
> servers, and the mix should be avoided. Is that advice still correct ?

I use this constellation myself very often, and I do not have this
problem. Thus, from my point of view, this seems not to be correct
anymore. But I'm sure others will have to say more on this topic.

Perhaps, this was meant for cvsnt clients?

> I have cvs-1.11.19 (binaries obtained  from cvshome website) on my
> Windows 2000 box, and I have cvs-write permission to a sourceforge
> project. With 'pserver' I can 'login', 'co' and 'update' - but I can't
> 'commit' any changes I make. All I ever get is:
> cvs [server aborted]: "commit" requires write access to the repository
> Well .... I do have write access - I assume the problem is that fact
> doesn't get established.

No. The problem is that you did not read the sourceforge documentation
correctly. ;-)


  "Anonymous CVS Access
  [... telling about pserver ...]

  Developer CVS Access via SSH
  [... telling about writing to cvs with ssh]"

You might want to check out
  "If you are a project developer and will be writing to the CVS
  repository, you will require an additional piece of software, an SSH

I highly recommand you read the above mentioned web pages, they tell you
all you need to set up cvs with sourceforge.

Good luck,

Spiro R. Trikaliotis                               

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