Subject: Re: Trouble checking out CVS src
To: Ian P.Thomas <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/20/2002 09:01:21
On Wed, 20 Feb 2002, Ian P.Thomas wrote:

> 	After having installed all the binary sets for
> 20020205-1.5.3_ALPHA, I went ahead and tried to checkout the src.  I
> followed the instructions to the tee.
> cd /usr
> cvs login
> 	I enter anoncvs for the password.  At the prompt I did
> cvs checkout -P src
> I then get this message,
> cvs checkout: authorization failed: server rejected
> access to /cvsroot for user anoncvs

What do you have CVSROOT set to? It should be:


for pserver (note the leading colon), or

	export CVS_RSH=ssh

for "ssh". I just tried it, and they both work for me.