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RE: problem with ssh during cvs actions

From: Arthur Barrett
Subject: RE: problem with ssh during cvs actions
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 13:20:42 +1000


> >    CVS_SERVER=path-to-cvs-on-remote-host
> >    CVSROOT=:ext:address@hidden:/path/to/repo
> >
> I've always been able in effect do:
>   cvs -d reader:/usr/local/cvsroot add file
> Is that no longer possible?  How does the string `server' get stuffed
> into my command if I try the command above?.

The cvs command 'cvs server' is the other half of a client/server
connection - it's valid.

I suggest you use the technique recommended by the manual with the ext
protocol and CVS_SERVER environment variable - you do not need to set up
pserver or anything else - just use the instructions for ssh in the


Arthur Barrett

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