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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-09 13:30:49

"Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Fri, 09 Jul 2004 12:06:47 -0400, David Abrahams wrote
>> "Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > On Thu, 8 Jul 2004 22:31:00 -0700, Robert Ramey wrote
>> >> I'm trying to check in the serialization system and am having some problems.
>> >> According to the docs I need to "register" my host
>> >> with my local ssh by logging in in the following manner.
>> >
>> > Thing is, you don't need to actually ssh to sourceforge to use cvs, so I don't
>> > think any of the steps you show below is needed. But just in case...
>> Yes you do, at least once, in order to get your home directory
>> created on the SF cvs machine. See the SF CVS docs.
> Well, since today was the first time I ever did this and I've been using boost
> CVS for ages it seems to be strictly optional -- or perhaps this provides some
> feature I'm not taking advantage of...

Maybe. Check the SF docs.

> If you only have to do this once, then Robert has already connected and the
> local error isn't important....

The local error indicates there's no usable .ssh directory, which
matters for lots of things, e.g. if you don't want to have to supply
passwords manually for each CVS command.

Dave Abrahams
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