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From Antoine Levy-Lambert <>
Subject Re: CVS Task Fails To Execute
Date Sat, 21 Aug 2004 17:49:39 GMT
Hi Nikola,

can it be that cvs.exe is simply not on the path ?
Sorry, this should have been the first thing to check,


Nikola Banovic wrote:

>Thanks for your reply.
>I tried your suggestions, however I still have the same problem. I even
>compiled an executable (a version of the batch file), but it didn't work. It
>appears that it is the CVS client that is not getting called since it
>doesn't even start the executable file that calls plink.exe.
>I got rid of both batch file and executable file and now my CVS_RSH is set
>to plink.exe only (full path to it, just in case).
>You asked me if I can run CVS using the CVS_RSH from command line. Yes, I
>can. I've never had that problem.
>Can you please tell me what CVS related environment variables you have set
>and what those values mean.
>Is there anybody out there with a similar problem?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Antoine Levy-Lambert []
>Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 11:36 AM
>Subject: Re: CVS Task Fails To Execute
>Maybe you should try to set CVS_RSH to something like "CMD /C batch_script"
>or maybe this won't even work, and you need to compile somehow an executable
>which does what you want.
>Your problem might be that a batch script is not an executable, only cmd.exe
>/c batch_script is.
>you might want to add echo %* >> C:\temp\logfile.txt in your batch to find
>out whether the batch is reached by cvs.exe.
>Other question : can you run cvs from the command line using your CVS_RSH
>value ?
>>When I try to access a CVS repository I get the following error:
>>[cvs] Caught exception: CreateProcess:
>>cvs -d:ext:me@anIP:/path/to/aRepository checkout -r r1_0_0 aModule
>>The unusual part of it is that the cvs.exe file is in the path (I can
>>checkout files if I copy and paste the command in the command prompt).
>>I'm running CVS client that comes with cvsnt 2.0.51 on Win2000. The
>>system variable is set to a batch script (it is set to a full path of the
>>script file) that calls PuTTY's plink.exe (also full path) with
>>arguments. The following is content of the batch file:
>>@echo off
>>if ""%1""=="""" goto doneSetArgs
>>goto setArgs
>>"C:\Program Files\PuTTY\plink.exe" -ssh -pw aPsswd %CMD_LINE_ARGS%
>>I'm using ant 1.6.2 (I also tried the version that comes with Eclipse
>>I found a lot of posts on this topic, however none of them answered my
>>Please let me know if you have a solution to this problem.

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