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Re: WinCVS 1.10 problem Logging in

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: WinCVS 1.10 problem Logging in
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 13:08:31 -0400 (EDT)

Kennedy, Todd writes:
> I have a user that has taken over a PC from another user and is using
> WinCVS 1.10 to get files from a Solaris Build cvs 1.10 server. The user
> attempts to login and receives an exit code of 0 but when he tries to
> Update Files he gets a "Not logged in error". So the user again selects
> login from the Admin menu and is prompted for a password but now the
> CVSROOT has a different user name than what is configured under
> Admin->Preferences.

When you check out a directory, CVS remembers the CVSROOT and uses it
for all subsequent operations in that directory.  (This makes life much
simpler for those of us who use multiple repositories.)  What you need
to do is to edit that saved CVSROOT (in CVS/Root) to have the correct

-Larry Jones

Ever notice how tense grown-ups get when they're recreating? -- Calvin

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