Question on CVS Branches
oremanj at get-linux.org
Fri Aug 29 13:41:26 PDT 2003
On Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 09:46:36PM +0200 or thereabouts, rebehn at antsrv1.ant.uni-bremen.de wrote:
> Quoting Chuck Swiger <cswiger at mac.com>:
> > Heinrich Rebehn wrote:
> > [ ... ]
> > > Thank you. Yet another question: I would like to update my source tree
> > > automatically each night. However the cvs login requires a password to
> > > be typed in. Is there any way to automate this? Strangely, the cvs man
> > > page does not even mention the login command.
> > The documentation for CVS is not especially well-known for being inclusive.
> > Are
> > you using CVS over SSH or in pserver mode? The first case requires you to
> > set
> > up password-less SSH authentication via ssh-keygen, the latter uses the "cvs
> > login" mechanism.
> > --
> > -Chuck
> I use CVSROOT=:pserver:anoncvs at anoncvs.de.FreeBSD.org:/home/ncvs.
> Is it possible to specify the password on the command line with cvs login (it
> isn't secret anyhow)?
> How exactly do i set up password-less authentication over SSH ? I wont be able
> to create an SSH key and copy it over to the server??
Try CVSROOT=:pserver:anoncvs:password at anoncvs.de.FreeBSD.org:/home/ncvs
Replace "password" with the password, of course.
> - Heinrich
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