[SOLVED] RE: Hurd Hacking Guide - CVS
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James A. Morrison [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, March 28, 2003 12:26 PM
> To: deFreese, Barry
> Cc: 'email@example.com'
> Subject: Re: Hurd Hacking Guide - CVS
> On Fri, 2003-03-28 at 12:43, deFreese, Barry wrote:
> > OK, am I just a complete moron?? The hurd hacking guide
> gives the following
> > instructions:
> > # Use the empty string password:
> > cvs -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot/hurd login
> > for module in hurd gnumach
> > do cvs -z3
> -d:pserver:email@example.com:/cvsroot/hurd \ co $module
> > done
> > When I run cvs
> -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot/hurd login I
> > get prompted for the password so I use a blank password and
> get a connection
> > refused.
> A blank password works for me.
> jim@debian:~/cvs$ cvs
> -d:pserver:email@example.com:/cvsroot/hurd login
> Logging in to :pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:2401/cvsroot/hurd
> CVS password:
> All I did was press enter when I got prompted for CVS password:
> > I tried using my e-mail address as in anonymous FTP but
> that doesn't work
> > either. What am I missing this time?
> > Thanks again!!
> > Barry deFreese
Folks, thanks again for the replies. I am either a moron, loosing my mind,
loosing my patience or all of the above. I hadn't opened up the ports on
our firewall for that machine yet, hence why it was failing. In my own
defense, I was a little thrown off by actually getting the password prompt??
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