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Re: Accessing the repository of CVS itself

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Accessing the repository of CVS itself
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 15:37:05 -0500 (EST)

Reinstein, Shlomo writes:
> Can the repository of CVS itself be accessed using a web interface?

Yes, the project source code page that contains the CVS downloading
instructions has a link at the top to browse the source code on-line:


> I've
> tried to login to the server using the instructions on the
> website:
> cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/cvs login
> But couldn't. Is it possible that I can't login to that server because I'm
> behind a firewall?

It's hard to say since you didn't bother to say exactly what kind of
error you got.

> One thing the website doesn't mention is what password to provide as a
> guest. I assumed it's an empty password.

That's correct.  You can skip the login complete provided you're running
a reasonably recent version of CVS.  It works fine for me.

-Larry Jones

TIME?!  I just finished the first problem! -- Calvin

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