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Re: Win32 cvs client - Unix cvs server

From: Russ Sherk
Subject: Re: Win32 cvs client - Unix cvs server
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2005 11:24:41 -0400

On Apr 8, 2005 10:29 AM, Sisyphus <address@hidden> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sisyphus" <address@hidden>
> >
> > Finally ended up at
> >
> > which provides a step-by-step guide on how to get it working with WinCVS
> and
> > PUTTY - reckon I can successfully get through that if I don't die of
> > exhaustion first :-)
> >
> The putty installation/configuration seemed to go ok - but the instructions
> re the configuration of WinCVS were out of date - which is probably no big
> deal for anyone who thoroughly understands CVS, but completetly wrecks my
> attempts to get this working. It also looks like WinCVS is some sort of gui
> program, so I'd like to avoid using it if possible. Which brings me back to
> finding out how to get the SSH stuff working with the cvs-1.11.19 binaries.
> Any advice/links on that ?

If you have installed winCVS (I have v1.3), you can use <wincvs

Note: if you have problems with cvsNT, please post questions to the
cvsNT help group tho.

> All I want to be able to do is to successfully run:
> cvs -d ext:address@hidden:/cvsroot/pdl co PDL
> cvs update
> cvs commit -m "some message" somefile.ext
set CVSRSH to something like this:
"C:\tools\Putty\plink.exe" -ssh -pw "mypassword"

The env var CVSRSH is the rsh command that cvs ext: is to run.
> And the first of those commands need only be run once :-)
> Cheers,
> Rob
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