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Re: address@hidden: Jan's Gtk CVS notifications...?]

From: Mathieu Roy
Subject: Re: address@hidden: Jan's Gtk CVS notifications...?]
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2003 09:50:28 -0000
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"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> said:

> > From: address@hidden (Kim F. Storm)
> > Date: 24 Jan 2003 22:44:49 +0100
> > 
> > > I don't use CVS/ssh, and cannot easily do so.  If the old repository
> > > is eliminated, I will have no way to check in changes, not even by
> > > logging into gnu.org machines (since my login there is effectively
> > > disabled by the requirement to install SSHv2 clients).
> > > 
> > 
> > CVS access uses ssh v1.
> Yes, I know that.  What I meant to say is that my home machine runs
> Windows, where I have a CVS port installed that doesn't support SSH at
> all.  That port is well configured and set up, and served me well for
> 2 years; I'm accustomed to it, including a couple of Windows-related
> quirks.  Given the total lack of free time, I cannot afford installing
> and configuring another port, even if it's not the Cygwin port (the
> latter would mean I also need to install gobs of related and
> semi-related packages I don't really need, which will interfere with
> my system setup that is not based on Cygwin).
> Installing a free OS is also impractical, for the same reasons: I
> simply don't have enough time to become a full-time system manager for
> an OS of which my current knowledge level is at best that of a
> sophisticated user.

Hum, we're pretty of topic, but running a recent Mandrake (for
instance) does not require a high level of knowledge ;-) 


Mathieu Roy
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