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J. David Blackstone has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering and nine years of experience at a wireless telecommunications company, where he learned Perl and never looked back. J. David has an advantage in that he works really hard, he has a passion for writing good software, and he knows many of the world's best Perl programmers.

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Thursday April 20, 2006
12:18 PM


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Today my personal CVSROOT which I have maintained since 2003 got picked up and merged into the big group CVSROOT. So I'm testing everything to make sure it works, and after a bit of trouble I confirm that I can access the new cvsroot locally on its new machine, and I can access it from our primary server, and then I tried to confirm that I can get to it from my PC. I use Cygwin extensively, and so I'm using Cygwin's CVS. And the weird thing is ... cvs is timing out and telling me that it can't connect to I wonder why. There's no in my CVSROOT variable, and there's no in the cvs.exe executable (I checked). What's going on?

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  • have you checked all of your working copy's CVS/ directories' "Root" files?
    • Well, I was actually pulling something brand new, from within my home directory where there was no CVS directory. But I suppose some kind of bug might be causing it to dip into something I checked out from sourceforge.

      J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers