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Re: Password authentication on pserver

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Password authentication on pserver
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 16:32:20 -0500 (EST)

Purushotham Komaravolu writes:
>          I am using cvs (pserver) on redhat linux. I  have a few scripts
> which need to be executed every night. For that I need to pass the cvs
> password in that script. Can somebody tell me how to pass the password
> as part of the script.

You shouldn't need to.  You only need to do "cvs login" once for a
particular repository -- CVS remembers the login information (in your
~/.cvspass file) and uses for all subsequent access to that repository. 
So just login once interactively, then your scripts won't need to.

-Larry Jones

Everybody's a slave to routine. -- Calvin

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