CVS problems WAS:Re: [Coco] is there a tool, which...

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Tue Feb 7 23:53:29 EST 2006

On Tuesday 07 February 2006 22:35, Bob Devries wrote:
>Gene, you said:
>> When doing the login, when it asks for a passwd, just hit the return
>> key, and you'll have an anonymous checkout only connection for the
>> user you are logged into your machine as. When it returns, then you
>> should be able to do an anonymous checkout with the next example
>> showing the " co " along with the desired tree to checkout.
>Whether I try with or without username, a requester comes up asking
> for a password.
>I don't have one, so I just press enter. This then causes an error,
> and does not give me access, anonymous or not.
Humm.  Theoreticly it shouldn't do that, but me not a cvs expert by any 

>> OTOH, if Alan has set you up with an account, then you'll need to
>> use the passwd, and you should be able to do checkins too.
>Alan did set up an account for me, but no password was issued for it
> (I didn't ask for one).

In that event, I think its supposed to use the keyfile you supplied as 
authentication, but I'm extremely hazy on the details of how that 
works.  Maybe its not installed at the location on your box that cvs is 
looking at?  But thats a wild stab in the dark...

>Regards, Bob Devries, Dalby, Queensland, Australia
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