SUCCESS! Re: [Bioperl-l] wincvs

Matthew Pocock
Fri, 01 Dec 2000 11:58:26 +0000

Hi Mark,

I use the same software to connect to biojava from my windows ME box. Great to hear
that it works for you. The most important thing on my system was to set the HOME
environment variable. SSH gave realy strange errors otherwise.


Mark Wilkinson wrote:

> Hi group,
> I had some success in the wee hours of this morning in obtaining bioperl-live on
> my Windows98 machine at home.  I didn't actually use WinCVS as I had attempted
> to use that package before with no luck (though the changes I made this morning
> might have solved those problems too...??)
> I was using the DOS command-line CVS program (simply called CVS.exe) available
> from the CVS website.  For the RSH connection I used the Windows SSH package,
> which includes a command-line SSH program called  SCP2.exe.  I then added some
> settings in the Autoexec.bat as follows:
> set
> set CVS_RSH=c:\ssh\scp2.exe
> set PATH=%PATH%;c:\SSH;C:\cvs         <- my cvs.exe is in the /CVS folder, my
> SCP2.exe is in the /SSH folder
> I was then able to do an anonymous cvs checkout on bioperl-live and bioperl-gui
> with no difficulties.  I did not check if I was able to login with my "proper"
> username and password...
> If any of the Windows testers need help please let me know what I can do (and
> how!).
> Cheers all!
> Mark
> --
> ---
> Dr. Mark Wilkinson
> Bioinformatics Group
> National Research Council of Canada
> Plant Biotechnology Institute
> 110 Gymnasium Place
> Saskatoon, SK
> Canada
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