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Old 05-31-2004, 09:49 PM   #1
shaheen
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Registered: Jul 2003
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CVS Installation messed up


Hello Everybody,

I have been trying to install CVS for over two days now , it seems i did most of the part allright but still connecting it with a client is where everything is jammed. I am posting the configuration parameters out here.

/etc/services
----------------
CVSROOT=/home/cvs/cvsroot
export CVSROOT

/etc/xinetd.d/cvspserver
----------------------------
service cvspserver
{
disable = no
port = 2401
socket_type = stream
protocol = tcp
wait = no
user = root
passenv = PATH
server = /home/cvs/bin/cvs
server_args = -f -allow-root = /home/cvs/cvsroot pserver
}


/etc/services
----------------
cvspserver 2401/tcp # CVS client/server operations
cvspserver 2401/udp # CVS client/server operations

/home/cvs/cvsroot/CVSROOT/readers
-----------------------------------------------
anonymous
sohel

/home/cvs/cvsroot/CVSROOT/passwd
-----------------------------------------------
anonymous::cvs
sohel:$1$haMEPdVs$XXRfL9wCX9vXNXGTtzMaJ.:cvs

Connection Mode in Wincvs
-----------------------------------
:pserver:sohel@192.168.1.205:/home/cvs/cvsroot
passwd file on the server

Still when I try to connect the CVS server through any client say WinCVS it is giving me

cvs [login aborted]: unrecognized auth response from 192.168.1.205: cvs: invalid option -- l

Where am I doing wrong any suggestions?
Thanks in advance
Shaheen
 
Old 06-01-2004, 10:48 AM   #2
Peterius
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I really have no idea what I'm talking about but at least this will bump your post. It could be a version mismatch between wincvs and the cvs server. Or some wincvs setting along the same lines. And you have something at the end of your thing there: "Invalid option -- I" I am unfamilar with wincvs, but maybe you should try a normal cvs client on a *nix system to isolate the problem to wincvs if this is the case.
 
Old 06-03-2004, 02:38 AM   #3
shaheen
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Thanks

Thanks Peterius for your reply, i managed to get it working just a few tweaks in the configuration files was all that was needed, Its working now, thanks again for replying to my problem.

Bye take care Shaheen
 
Old 09-28-2005, 01:31 AM   #4
Aashish Agarwal
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shaheen,

can you please tell me the changes you did to configuration files.
I seem to have the same kind of problem.

connecting to CVS server using wincvs displays following error

commanmd:
cvs -d servr:aagarwal@192.168.150.126:/usr/local/cvsroot login cvs [login aborted]: connect to 192.168.150.126:2401 failed: A socket operation was attempted to an unreachable host.

same works smoothly on the same server.

Aashish
 
  


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