[ECOS] access cvs server problem need help

Pete Barrie peter@cis.strath.ac.uk
Wed Feb 13 00:43:00 GMT 2002


At 17:40 12/02/2002 -0800, Dan Conti wrote:
>The message there says it all: "failed to open c:/cygwin/.cvspass for
>reading: No such file or directory".
>
>i.e. cvs wants to open the file and is failing because it doesn't exist.
>
>I'm believe (may be wrong) that you can just do "touch ~/.cvspass" and
>it will load properly, then generate a .cvspass with data after running
>once. Also dont you want to run this from bash instead? (noting
>C:\cygwin)

When using Cygwin, load CVS from the *Cygwin* setup repository
with Cygwin's setup.exe program rather than just downloading a
version from elsewhere. Other versions
seem to have problems with path formats (I think) even when
running under Cygwin bash. Thus the problem with
finding/creating .cvpass.




> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jing Luo [mailto:Jing@vicom.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 5:38 PM
> > To: 'H Girard'; ecos-discuss@sources.redhat.com
> > Subject: [ECOS] access cvs server problem need help
> >
> >
> > I re-installed cvs client cvs-1.11.1p1.tar on win2k + cygwin 1.3.9.
> >
> > I set HOME=c:/cygwin & mount -f c:\ /c
> > C:\cygwin>cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@sources.redhat.com:/cvs/ecos login
> > Logging in to :pserver:anoncvs@sources.redhat.com:2401/cvs/ecos
> > CVS password:
> > cvs login: failed to open c:/cygwin/.cvspass for reading: No
> > such file or
> > directory
> > cvs [login aborted]: fatal error: exiting
> >
> > C:\cygwin>mount
> > c:\cygwin\usr\bin on /usrbin type user (textmode)
> > C:\cygwin\bin on /usr/bin type user (binmode)
> > C:\cygwin\lib on /usr/lib type user (binmode)
> > c:\cygwin\tmp on /tmp type user (binmode)
> > C:\cygwin on / type user (binmode)
> > c: on /c type user (textmode)
> > e: on /cygdrive/e type user (binmode,noumount)
> > f: on /cygdrive/f type user (binmode,noumount)
> > g: on /cygdrive/g type user (binmode,noumount)
> > h: on /cygdrive/h type user (binmode,noumount)
> > k: on /cygdrive/k type user (binmode,noumount)
> >
> > C:\cygwin>echo %HOME%
> > c:/cygwin
> >
> > Am I install wrong cvs client version?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: H Girard [mailto:hgirard@broadbandnetdevices.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 12:30 PM
> > To: ecos-discuss@sources.redhat.com
> > Subject: [ECOS] Fw: [ECOS] access cvs server problem (solved)
> >
> >
> > setting the HOME variable fixed the problem for me:
> > can be set in the .profile file (bash ) (placed in the cygwin
> > directory
> > worked for me)  :
> >
> > first mount the drive where cygwin is located , in this
> > example  m: , then
> > define & export the variable HOME
> >
> > mount -f m:/ /m
> > ....
> > HOME=m:/cygwin
> > export HOME
> >
> > the shell that is opened will save the password in
> > m:/cygwin/.cvspass for
> > future accesses
> >
> > H Girard
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "H Girard" <hgirard@broadbandnetdevices.com>
> > To: <ecos-discuss@sources.redhat.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2002 9:59 AM
> > Subject: RE: [ECOS] access cvs server problem,
> >
> >
> > > Hi all
> > >
> > > I have a similar problem as what was reported yesterday:
> > cannot access cvs
> > .
> > > Access was working early feb. (last week) . Nothing was
> > changed to the
> > local
> > > firewall.
> > >
> > > with the cvs client from cygwin setup (1.11):
> > > $ cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@sources.redhat.com:/cvs/ecos login
> > > Logging in to :pserver:anoncvs@sources.redhat.com:2401/cvs/ecos
> > > CVS password:
> > > cvs login: failed to open //.cvspass for reading: No such file or
> > directory
> > > cvs [login aborted]: fatal error: exiting
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > Before posting, please read the FAQ:
>http://sources.redhat.com/fom/ecos
>and search the list archive: http://sources.redhat.com/ml/ecos-discuss
>
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