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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-07-17 14:52:54

----- Original Message -----
From: "Beman Dawes" <beman_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>; <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Monday, July 17, 2000 2:19 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] SourceForge/CVS Progress

> David Abrahams wrote:
> >Aha. OK, now I can use ssh, which seems to give me a remote login (I
> didn't
> >expect that!)
> >But what do I do now?
> Now you forget ssh; it was just used to verify that you can logon.
> Now
> * create a boost-cvs directory. (use a different name if you prefer)
> * start WinCVS.
> * set admin->preferences per prior posting.
> * click on the explore tab, and select the boost-cvs directory. (use the
> View/browser->Change browse location dialog to make boost-cvs your default
> module)
> * Use Create->Checkout module to selection dialog (with module name and
> path on server set to "boost" to checkout the boost files. You will be
> asked for your password via a command box. On my Win2k machine 1) it is
> hidden by the CVS window and, 2) displays no prompt.

Oh, wonderful! Someone could have told me what that window was! ;)

> Acts a bit
> differently on my Win95 laptop, but same idea. Enter your password. You
> should see the files downloading in the lower log window. If this works,
> read access is OK.

I guess it isn't:
CVSROOT: :ext:abrahams_at_[hidden]:/cvsroot/boost (ssh

TCL is *not* available, shell is disabled

cvs checkout boost (in directory C:\prj\boost-cvs)

Cannot access /cvsroot/boost /CVSROOT

No such file or directory

*****CVS exited normally with code 1*****

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