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From "Bernhard Huber" <berni_hu...@a1.net>
Subject Re: CVS Problems
Date Thu, 13 Dec 2001 22:43:10 GMT
Hi,
just a hint; checked this :
CVS on Windows complains it cannot find my .cvspass file; why?
For pserver connections, CVS on the client side tries to find the 
.cvspass file in your home directory. Windows machines don't have a 
natural "home" directory, so CVS consults the environment variable 
%HOME%. However, you have to be very careful about how you set HOME. 
This will work:

set HOME=C:

This will not:

set HOME=C:\

That extra backslash is enough to confuse CVS, and it will be unable to 
open C:\\.cvspass.

So, the quick and permanent solution is to put

set HOME=C:

into your autoexec.bat and reboot. CVS pserver should work fine after that.


see cvs docu visit http://cvsbook.red-bean.com/.



Gerhard Froehlich wrote:

>Hi,
>some CVS Gurus under you folks?
>
>1. In the moment I can't check out the HEAD branch. I get this
>message:
><WinCvs-output>
>cvs -z9 -q checkout -P -r HEAD xml-cocoon2 (in directory D:\Apache-CVS-Upd)
>? xml-cocoon2/bin/anttasks
>? xml-cocoon2/documentation/images/javadoc.css
>cvs checkout: in directory xml-cocoon2/bin/anttasks:
>cvs checkout: cannot open CVS/Entries for reading: No such file or directory
>cvs checkout: cannot open CVS/Tag: No such file or directory
>cvs [checkout aborted]: cannot write <CVS/Template file>: No such file or directory
></WinCvs-output>
>
>2. When I commit *things* the CVS-Server don't generate a commit
>mail.
>
>TIA
>  Gerhard
>
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