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Re: WinCVS user problem

From: Jerry Wang
Subject: Re: WinCVS user problem
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 19:29:59 -0000

>From: "TryCVS" <address@hidden>

>Date: 28 Nov 2005 07:29:09 -0800

>To: address@hidden

>Subject: WinCVS user problem


>I am using WinCVS 2 on windows 2003 server. I managed to get it running

>and setup the CVSROOT, I can checkout, commint and stuff on the server.


>I now want to connect to the server (on the same network) using pserver

>or any simple mechanism. Security and other issues are not a concern. I

>just want to be able to connect to the server and apply changes.


>I get this message when i try to connect

>Fatal error, aborting.

>cvs [init aborted]: : no such user


>1) I have a passwd file with username:password(in crypt)

>2) I edited the config file and said SystemAuth no (it was yes).


>>From the remote machine (winxp with CVS running) I enter

>cvs -d



>and i still get this error:

>Fatal error, aborting.

>cvs [init aborted]: : no such user

1. On client, you should use: -d:pserver:address@hidden:/cvs/dev as your 
connect string

2. If you have created repository, you should not use init command which is 
used when you want to create and initialize your new repository


>Please help




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