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RE: Possible Spam: Re: CVS and SSH V2

From: Matt Doar
Subject: RE: Possible Spam: Re: CVS and SSH V2
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2005 09:47:59 -0700


>From the CVS manual, I see CVSROOT is indeed specified as:


as you say, without the colon between the hostname and the repository
path. However, SmartCVS does add a colon when putting the various fields
together to create a CVSROOT.

The relevant changes in ChangeLog around 2000/10/17 and parse_cvsroot()
in src/root.c in 1.12.9 suggest that the extra colon is still allowed.
Is it in fact deprecated?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Derek Price [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Wednesday, July 06, 2005 9:02 AM
> To: Matt Doar
> Cc: Todd Denniston; Liquidchild; address@hidden
> Subject: Re: Possible Spam: Re: CVS and SSH V2
> Matt Doar wrote:
> >>>:ext:address@hidden:22\appl\cvs\ole
> >>>
> >>>
> >
> >I believe you have to use:
> >
> >:ext:address@hidden:22:/appl/cvs/ole
> >
> >
> You are correct about the forward slashes, but not the extra colon.
> Also, specifying a port number to the :ext: method will be ignored at
> best.  (it wouldn't be hard to add support for it, but no one has done
> so).
> Cheers,
> Derek

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