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Re: cannot find pserver to setup remote cvs server

From: Shane McDaniel
Subject: Re: cannot find pserver to setup remote cvs server
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 14:45:48 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)

On Tue, 29 Jan 2002, Larry Jones wrote:

> Shane McDaniel writes:
> >
> > When I try to do a cvs login from another machine I get the error message
> > "Unknown command: 'pserver'"  after I specify a password.
> That indicates that your CVS executable doesn't include the server
> functionality.  If you run "cvs -v", you should see something like:
>       Concurrent Versions System (CVS) (client/server)
> Note in particular the "client/server" part -- that indicates that the
> executable includes both client and server functionality in addition to
> stand-alone functionality.  If you built CVS yourself from source, you
> can look at the configure output (or send it here) to figure out why the
> server functionality wasn't included.  If you got an executable from
> someone else, you can ask them about it or build it yourself.

Yes I just found that out.  Built it with the server part and it seems
fine.  Kinda wish the -v output for the nonserver version would say
something to the like that it doesn't have the server side.  oh well.
Thank you for your assistance.


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