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Re: FW: CVS login problem

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: FW: CVS login problem
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 09:23:31 -0500

CVS remembers the CVSROOT used to checkout each workspace and this includes the
userid used.  You can override that by supplying the '-d' option to CVS, or by
changing all the CVS/Root files in your workspace to use your userid.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
mailto:address@hidden     OpenAvenue ( )
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"Paul.Guz" wrote:

> > I am having problems logging into our CVS server.  When I start CVS, it
> > seems OK;  I can log in as myself.  However, when I try to do something
> > like update a folder, commit and suchlike, the following error is
> > reported:
> >
> > "cvs update: authorization failed: server cvs rejected access to /cvs/dev
> > for user sam
> >  cvs update: used empty password; try "cvs login" with a real password"
> >
> > If I then try to login again, it attempts to log me in as one of my
> > colleagues ('sam').
> >
> > I cannot figure out why it thinks I am someone else.  My .cvspass file is
> > present and correct and doesn't even include my colleague's user details.
> >
> > I suspect the problem is server side, as upgrading from 1.0.6 to 1.1b17
> > has had no effect.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > Paul Guz
> > Developer
> > e-mail: address@hidden
> >

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