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RE: Help Need for Setting Up CVS- v.1.11.18

From: Peng, Jiya
Subject: RE: Help Need for Setting Up CVS- v.1.11.18
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2005 13:29:10 -0400

I've successfully imported my project into the repository. 
You are right. I don't need pserver or others for local access.
I was using the cvs import incorrectly. Now I used "cvs -d cvsrepository
import ..." . It worked! Thanks very much!!

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Korn [mailto:address@hidden 
Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2005 12:49 PM
To: 'Peng, Jiya'; address@hidden
Cc: address@hidden
Subject: RE: Help Need for Setting Up CVS- v.1.11.18

----Original Message----
>From: Peng, Jiya
>Sent: 14 September 2005 17:09

> Yes. I got what I expected.
> The problem is that I couldn't connect to the cvs server either by using
> pserver or ext (rsh). I got "Connection refused" when trying to login.

  That's because you aren't running a server.

  And right now, you probably shouldn't be, because you don't *need* a
server to access a local repository.  The client can just get right in there
and access the files directly.

  Have you got CVS_RSH set in your environment?  Unset it.

  When you're ready and want to make the repository available to the other
developers, _then_ you will have to set up a server.  You will need to run
an inetd, and you will need to look at the documentation for the
"--allow-root" option.  See also the manual/info page section "Setting up
the server for password authentication".

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