cvs pserver authentication frustration

Greg Matheson
Tue Dec 11 01:09:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Geoff Soutter wrote:

> Hi there,

> I've just spent a day mucking around with CVS pserver mode under cvywin
> trying to get it to work. I succeeded in getting inetd set up, and getting
> CVS running under it.


> I have consulted google and the mailing list archives in order to find a
> solution. I see people have asked similar questions before but never
> recieved a reply.

Did you read this message:

It starts:
> I have successfully installed the cygwin provided cvs and am
> accessing it via pserver. It is not pretty but it works. The
> server is NT 4.0, sp6a.
> The ONLY way that I could get it work work was to do the
> following:
> In the windows user manager, set up an account and make it a
> member of the administrators group

Greg Matheson                    If you're not making mistakes,
Chinmin College                  you must be making some mistake.
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