| 1.What exactly is cvs --allow-root option?
to tell cvs where to start looking for your repository in the file system.
| 2.Why is this different from page 19 of the manual? The manual mentions
| these two lines :
two online copies of the Cerdqvist CVS 1.10 manual have it different:
i have a 5-step quick howto here:
| the /etc/services to create a service alias for port 2401.Then I restarted
| inetd by rebooting the machine. However, my jcvs client still cannot talk to
ouch! if you prefer, on a linux machine you can type
killall -HUP inetd
and skip the reboot. beware that command on other flavors of unix.
| 3.Is there a way for me to find out if the server is up and running on
| my Linux box?
telnet server-hostname 2401 - if you get a connection, thats good :-)
it will look a little like this:
Connected to mittal.somewhere.edu.
Escape character is '^]'.
cvs [pserver aborted]: bad auth protocol start: later
| This is the manual I mentioned earlier. It's available at
you may have been reading the wrong section for the inetd.conf lines. try the 3
URLs above. good luck!!
sean dreilinger, mlis