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Subject [Bug 21657] CVS Task - Not working with passfile
Date Thu, 16 May 2013 11:09:43 GMT

--- Comment #7 from sk <> ---
What's the option for a linux guy working on a ext server.
ext doesn't allow to store password like the pserver

(In reply to comment #5)
> It's not a CVSNT bug but rather an intentional omission as they seem to
> prefer
> storing passwords in the windows registry. For those like me who spent way
> too
> much time trying to figure out a "supported" CVSNT workaround for this:
> Instead of using the cvspass task and passfile attributes on your cvs task
> just
> add the password to your repository path like so:
> :pserver:USER:PASSWORD@server:/path/to/cvsroot
> or I suppose you could put the passfile contents in the registry directly if
> you
> needed to do it that way (for instance, if you only had access to a passfile
> and
> not the password itself):
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\cvsnt\cvspass
> A note in the ant documentation for the cvs passfile attribute might be
> appropriate.

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