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Re: Problems with cygwin cvs over ssh.

On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, René Berber wrote:

> James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
> > CVS_RSH=/bin/ssh
> > CVS -d fred@x.x.x.x:/test-repository co test1
> --^^^
> Is this correct? or it was really _cvs_.

Both should work unless you use check_case:strict or a shell that does
case-sensitive hashing.

> > ...password....
> > cannot mkdir /tmp/cvs-server1396/.
> > No such file or directory.
> >
> > I am running OpenSSH on a cygwin windows server.
> >   The CVS repository is on the windows server.
> [snip]
> From the manual:
> "If the access method is omitted, then if the repository starts with
> '/', then :local: is assumed."
> Try:  cvs -d :ext:fred@...:/test-repository co test1

FWICS, "fred@..." doesn't start with a '/'.

No, that's no cockpit error -- it's a real bug of some sort.
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