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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-12-07 10:09:12


I have SSH set up here so that I don't have to supply a password each time I
do a checkout. I don't know if that would fix your problem, but the FAQ at
the SourceForge site reads:

    Am I forced to enter my password for every cvs command?

    No, you can upload a shared key that will allow SSH sessions to be
established without the need to enter you password every time. Go to your
Account Maintainance page, click on the Edit Keys link and follow the

It seems unlikely that this is the only problem, so you might want to ask
the SourceForge people at what's going

Good Luck,
----- Original Message -----
From: <rwgk_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, December 07, 2000 8:56 AM
Subject: [boost] CVS permission problem

> Unfortunately I am unable to checkout the boost sources
> using my sourceforge user id:
> % cvs -d:pserver:rwgk_at_[hidden]:/cvsroot/boost login
> (Logging in to rwgk_at_[hidden])
> CVS password:
> % cvs -z3 -d:ext:rwgk_at_[hidden]:/cvsroot/boost co
> boost
> rwgk_at_[hidden]'s password:
> Sorry, you don't have read/write access to the history
> file /cvsroot/boost/CVSROOT/history
> I am a member of another project (pymol) and using the exact
> same cvs commands with 'boost' replaced by 'pymol' works just fine.
> Therefore I strongly suspect that the problem is not at my end.
> Could someone please help?
> Thanks!
> Ralf

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