[FGS] cvs over ssh problems on maxine?

Tyler Mitchell tylermitchell at shaw.ca
Thu Jun 24 11:39:53 EDT 2004


> I have tried accessing a few CVS repositories 
> (cvs.remotesensing.org and
> cvs.sourceforge.net) that require cvs to operate over ssh from 
> maxine and it
> doesn't seem to work for me.  I would expect to get a password 
> prompt but
> instead I get:
>   warmerda at maxine:~/openev-build$ cvs -d 
> warmerda at cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/openev co openev
>   rcmd: socket: Permission denied
>   cvs [checkout aborted]: end of file from server (consult above 
> messages if any)

This does bring any issues to mind, perhaps sourceforge has some docs that might explain this problem and a solution for the client?

> Is this some sort of firewalling issue with maxine or something?  
> Regular ssh
> out of maxine seems to work just fine.

I doubt it.  I assume that it is related to some dependent software not being properly installed on maxine.  I will look into it and see if the cvs client needs updating.

Does anonymous cvs co work okay?  

> I am looking to get started on an openev port.

Feel free to blow away or update glib in /dev as required.


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