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From Zsolt <>
Subject Re: How to port Code with Execute to SSH
Date Tue, 20 Jan 2004 14:57:27 GMT
Hi Antoine,

I have to access the CVS repository using a (SSH) password, thus it is 
not enough just to set an environment variable because I have to pass 
the username and password to the remote SSH server.


Antoine Lévy-Lambert wrote:

> Zsolt wrote:
>> Hi,
>> we have customized AbstractCvsTask to our needs but we need to support 
>> SSH. AbstractCvsTask uses the class 
>> How can I modify my code to 
>> support both?
>> Zsolt
> I think that you should not have needed to customize AbstractCvsTask to 
> support cvs over ssh, just set the environment variable CVS_RSH to "ssh".
> This of course requires the users to have both a cvs.exe and a ssh.exe 
> in their path, and probably to have already run at least once an 
> interactive ssh to the host where the cvs server is residing, so that it 
> is entered in in $HOME/.ssh/known_hosts.
> The ssh implementation which comes bundled with cygwin rocks, and you 
> can use it outside of the cygwin environment provided that the cygwin 
> binaries and dlls are in the path.
> But maybe you are trying to run cvs across the jsch Java ssh 
> implementation ? I understand that this would require a customization of 
> the cvs tasks.
> Cheers,
> Antoine
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