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CVS + SSH connection problem

CVS + SSH connection problem

CVS + SSH connection problem

Hello i am trying to install cvs with ssh. Here is what have i done.

I am using debian sarge and cvs has alredy been installed.

I create a directory as /var/cvsroot

I create a cvs group and user with;

# groupadd cvs
# useradd -g cvs -m -d /var/cvsroot -s /bin/bash -c "CVS" cvs

commands. And then

# cvs -d /var/cvsroot init
# chown -R cvs.cvs /var/cvsroot

#export CVS_RSH=ssh

Here is the error message

usta:/home/usta# cvs -d :ext:usta@ checkout module
cvs server: cannot find module `module' - ignored
cvs [checkout aborted]: cannot expand modules

What can i do ? Thanks for all replys.

RE: CVS + SSH connection problem

Hi Serbulent,

It's complaining about no repository named 'module' found. Perhaps you haven't set up your repository correctly. I suggest the first thing you should do is to try checking out CVSRoot. Since CVSRoot is the admin folder and will always be there, you can easily figure out whether it's the connection problem or if you haven't set up the repository properly.

Have a look at how to set up the repository:

You don't have to read the whole thing, just the first bits about CVS common commands will do. And certain will have to read how to start a new project(repository) and user management if you're going to be the manager.

Hope this helps,


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