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RE: Cvs connection : UNKNWN HOST

From: McCann, Brian
Subject: RE: Cvs connection : UNKNWN HOST
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 11:37:13 -0400


Could you post the string your using for CVSROOT? It's under Admin-->WinCvs
General tab


-----Original Message-----
From: David Fuller [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2001 9:31 AM
To: Werner Müller

Cc: address@hidden
Subject: Re: Cvs connection : UNKNWN HOST

I haven't had that problem with IP addresses for several versions of
WinCVS, since 1.0.2 I think.  Try updating to the 1.2 version of WinCVS
which works much better than any of the older versions.

-- David F.

Werner Müller wrote:
> Okay,
> it might work if you use servername instead of IP number of Server.
> also you can try to activated LMHosts (System->network->WINS-address)
> It seems Cvs needs to have names instead of ip-numbers (don't  ask me
why). I
> don't know how the  underlying function  gethostbyName() works, but it
seems it
> works  right with LMHosts activated
> Strange anyway ....
> Werner
> Werner Müller schrieb:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I'd like to connect from my CVS Client on NT to CVS Server on Linux, but
> > always get the message "Unknown host" .
> > Both computer are in the LAN.
> > And i even can connect from another NT Client to the CVS Server.
> > Does anyone know where this problem comes from? Or which configuration
files i
> > may have to check.
> > Anyway i'm wondering that i couldn't find this error in the docs ..
> >
> > cu
> > werner
> >

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