Re: CVS Read Access?

From: The Fungi (
Date: 04/18/02

On Sun, Apr 14, 2002 at 06:26:31PM -0700, George Greer wrote:
> cvs login
> cvs     <-- password
> cvs co circle
> I had to trial & error that using a little inside knowledge.  I've never
> had to use that so I didn't remember the details.

Thanks! That's exactly what I was looking for. Unfortunately it just
times out for me:

fungi:~/cvs$ cvs login
(Logging in to
CVS password:
cvs [login aborted]: connect to failed: Connection
 timed out

I also get the same behavior with CVS_RSH=/usr/bin/ssh or even just
trying to telnet to 2401/tcp. I can (and do) cvs up other projects
from this machine successfully so I seriously doubt it's a problem
on my end (but then again, I've been wrong before). Maybe cvs isn't
listening on cambot? Or maybe it's bound to a nonstandard port? Or
maybe hosts.deny (or an ACL on
just doesn't like us lowlife plebs... ;)
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