SUCCESS! Re: [Bioperl-l] wincvs

Matthew Pocock
Mon, 04 Dec 2000 14:58:59 +0000

Mark Wilkinson wrote:

> Matthew Pocock wrote:
> > 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.
> strangely, I have just discovered that these settings only work for the *anonymous*
> CVS under windows, but not for my "real" login!  I get all sorts of crazy RSH errors
> such as " directory doesn't exist"... very strange.  I just
> double-checked my UN/PW in Linux and it works properly there, but it doesn't work at
> all from Windows, even though the anonymous checkout works just fine (I just tested it
> again...)
> ???  is there a fundamental difference between -d :pserver:  and -d :ext:  that I need
> to understand first?

I use it to talk to the BioJava read-write repository using -d :ext - I have to be very
careful to explicitly set CVS_RSH to 'ssh', otherwise it complains bitterly. Does that
help at all?


> any advice appreciated,
> Mark
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