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Re: Problem logging cvs on Windows

From: rhelms
Subject: Re: Problem logging cvs on Windows
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2001 20:10:24 +0200

Am Mit, 03 Okt 2001 schrieb Manoj Thakur:
> Hello,
> I just installed WinCVS on my Windows 2000 machine and was getting errors
> while logging into the cvs server.
> So, I ran the cvs command (as shown below) in a windows command window.
> -----------------------------
> H:\test_cvs>cvs -d ":pserver:address@hidden:/vp/cvs_repository" login
> Logging in to :pserver:address@hidden:2401/vp/cvs_repository
> CVS password: *******
> cvs [login aborted]: unrecognized auth response from cvsserver: Unknown
> command: `'
> H:\test_cvs>cvs -version
> Concurrent Versions System (CVS) NT Beta 4 (Local Build 7)
>  (client/server)
> -----------------------------
> Then, I logged onto the linux cvs server machine (cvsserver) and essentially
> ran the same command, this time it was successful (as shown below)
> -----------------------------
> cvsserver:mthakur 512$ cvs -d
> ':pserver:address@hidden:/vp/cvs_repository' login
> (Logging in to address@hidden)
> CVS password:
> cvsserver:mthakur 513$ cvs -version
> Concurrent Versions System (CVS) 1.11 (client/server)
> -----------------------------
> Any ideas??
> (The cvs service is installed on a Linux machine, std cvs port of 2401.
> If I run "telnet cvsserver 2401" on the windows machine, it immediately
> returns with the first line stating "Unknown command: `'" and then basically
> I get the 'cvs <anyInvalidOptionHere>' output.

possible a portproblem on you windows box

> >From the Linux box (or a SunOS box), the telnet command waits, till I hit
> 'Enter', when it gives the return value as "cvs [pserver aborted]: bad auth
> protocol start: ")
that is normal I've read.   Pserver seams to be difficult to set up.
I have problems in setting up too and think I'm turn around.


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