[ECOS] Problem while accessing the CVS?(could not open //.cvspass: No such file or directory) Thanks.

Jonathan Larmour jifl@eCosCentric.com
Thu Jan 23 22:37:00 GMT 2003

Qiang Huang wrote:
> Hi all:
>     Have anybody met this kind of problem before? Thanks a lot.
> cvs -d :pserver:anoncvs@sources.redhat.com:/cvs/ecos login
> CVS password:
> cvs [login aborted]: could not open //.cvspass: No such file or directory
> how can I solve this problem? thanks a lot

This happens if you haven't set $HOME in your environment.

*BUT* if your cvs client is 1.11 or above (use "cvs -v") you no longer
need the login step. The anoncvs pages were changed only a few days ago to
say this.

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