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Win XP SP2: cvs over ssh problems
- From: Christopher Cobb <ccobb at email dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 13:32:05 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Win XP SP2: cvs over ssh problems
My XP machine at work was just upgraded to SP2. Now I'm having problems
accessing a cvs repository on a linux box over ssh. Everything was working
fine until this SP2 upgrade.
I can access the cvs host via ssh normally (although in a possibly related
matter, ssh sometimes seems to be a character behind when using vi remotely --
has anyone else noticed that behavior? This was true before the SP2 upgrade).
Invoking cvs remotely without a password seems to work fine:
$ ssh user@cvshost cvs
Warning: No xauth data; using fake authentication data for X11 forwarding.
Usage: cvs [cvs-options] command [command-options-and-arguments]
where cvs-options are -q, -n, etc.
(specify --help-options for a list of options)
where command is add, admin, etc.
(specify --help-commands for a list of commands
or --help-synonyms for a list of command synonyms)
where command-options-and-arguments depend on the specific command
(specify -H followed by a command name for command-specific help)
Specify --help to receive this message
The Concurrent Versions System (CVS) is a tool for version control.
For CVS updates and additional information, see
the CVS home page at http://www.cvshome.org/ or
Pascal Molli's CVS site at http://www.loria.fr/~molli/cvs-index.html
However, if I try to issue a local cvs command (CVS_RSH=ssh, etc., nothing has
change client side or server side except the SP2 upgrade), then the command
$ cvs status myFile.txt
cvs status: warning: unrecognized response `Warning: No xauth data; using fake
authentication dat' from cvs servering.
Examining the process server side reveals that the cvs process is hung on
# strace -p 5316
read(0, <unfinished ...>
Is anyone aware of any changes in SP2 that would cause this problem? Are there
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