[Project_owners] CVS Troubles

Philip Chee philip at aleytys.pc.my
Tue Jun 23 19:38:25 PDT 2009

On Tue, 23 Jun 2009 08:26:09 -0700 (PDT), David White wrote:
> Hello and thanks in advance for your help...
> It has been a while since I needed to update my project's files. I use 
> WinCVS and am NOT very astute with it. I also recently had to update my 
> project's password. So I changed it (as best I could) in WinCVS. I find 
> that the login command seems to work (exit code 0). But when I try to 

The WinCVS UI is extremely opaque. You can actually type cvs commands in
the I/O pane at the bottom half of the screen. Try to manually login
there first.

> update or commit a file, I get error code 1 and the following message:
> cvs [update aborted]: authorization failed: server mozdev.org rejected
> access to /cvs for user whitedavidp

On the other hand I think you need to point to the subdirectory where
your project lives and not the root of the mozdev CVS server.


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