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Re: passwd authentication problem with new repository

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: passwd authentication problem with new repository
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2001 12:36:50 -0400 (EDT)

Saima Iqbal writes:
> I just created a new repository on a unix server.    People can check code in
> and out on a unix client just fine.  However, if they try to login using 
> WinCVS,
> their passwd authentication fails.  I tried using the
> ":pserver:(username)@(machine-name):/(respository) login" command on a unix
> machine, and my password authentication fails also.  Actually, the admin can't
> login using the above command either.  Any idea why the password 
> authentication
> is failing for a new repository?

Most likely you forgot the --allow-root option in inetd.conf, put it in
the wrong place, or made a typo in it.  What version of CVS are you
running and what is the exact error message you're getting?

-Larry Jones

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