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From: Edward Diener (eddielee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-09 22:55:15

Rene Rivera wrote:
> [2003-10-09] Edward Diener wrote:
>> Firingme wrote:
>>> My CVS Client is WinCVS,and the settting is :
>>> CVS Root:
>>> anonymous_at_[hidden]:/cvsroot/
>>> When I check out "boost" module,I've recived the following err msg:
>>> *************************Err Msg*************************
>>> cvs checkout: Empty password used - try 'cvs login' with a real
>>> password
>>> cvs [checkout aborted]: unrecognized auth response from
>>> M -!- Project map lookup failed ()
>>> *************************Err Msg*************************
>>> some days ago , with the same setting I've accessed the cvs file
>>> successfully,
>>> is this the cvs's fault or mine ?
>> Manually doing everything, try this for logging in to CVS Boost:
>> cvs -d:pserver:anonymous_at_[hidden]:/cvsroot/boost login
>> and this for checking out all of Boost:
>> cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous_at_[hidden]:/cvsroot/boost co
>> boost
>> I have never gotten WinCVS to work automatically. I think it is just
>> broken or incapable of doing it <g>. If you, or anybody really knows
>> how to get
> the
>> beast to work automatically, feel free to tell me about it. In the
>> meantime the manual method should work.
> I've never had problems with getting WinCVS, or gCVS to work. It's
> much easier to use for 90% of the things one does with CVS.
> Perhaps this is a case of forgetting to do the Admin:Login... step?
> Or maybe the current flackiness of SourceForge anoncvs, as they are
> in the process of switching it back to the non-backup server, and
> other server maintenance.

Maybe it is that. My experience with WinCvs, Cvs, and SourceForge is
abysmal. I think I can login about 1 out of every 10 times. Really, that is
ridiculous. Maybe SourceForge will get their act together one of these days
regarding anonymous pserver login.

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