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From Joerg Heinicke <>
Subject Re: CVS + Tunneling + Commit Messages
Date Thu, 25 Sep 2003 20:25:55 GMT
Tony Collen wrote:
> Hi gang,
> I've been working to get SSH tunneled CVS working and I am currently 
> using the following setup:
> Windows 2000
> Win32 version of CVS command-line
> Putty with an SSH tunnel setup to
> My CVSROOT is set to ':pserver:tony@localhost:/home/cvs'

localhost? Then you have set the CVSROOT only directly on 
I guess, so pserver seems to work there. But you must set it on your 
local machine.

> I can checkout, update, commit things just fine, and it appears that the 
> tunnel is working correctly.  However, when I commit something, the 
> message does not seem to be hitting the list.  I suspect one of the 
> following:
> 1) I am not actually doing anything wrong, or
> 2) My strange setup is causing the mail to not go out,
> 3) The cvs list is lagged
> Usually when you setup the tunnel, you use the CVS_RSH variable, along 
> with the cygwin version of SSH, and an :ext: server instead of pserver, 
> but since I don't have the command-line version of SSH (just putty) 
> installed, this should still work.
> Thoughts?

I use PuTTY without problems having CVS_RSH set to plink.exe.

We can handle it via ICQ if you wnat.


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