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Re: cvs checkout: authorization failed

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvs checkout: authorization failed
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 10:48:05 -0500 (EST)

Lu Fang writes:
> address@hidden ~
> $ cvs co CVSROOT
> Fatal error, aborting.
> : no such user
> cvs checkout: authorization failed: server kaguya rejected access to 
> /usr/local/
> cvsroot for user lufang

This implies that you have cygwin configured to use Unix line ending
conventions for text files (a serious mistake in my opinion, but a
popular choice nonetheless), but have DOS line endings in your
CVSROOT/passwd file.

-Larry Jones

I suppose if I had two X chromosomes, I'd feel hostile too. -- Calvin

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