OT: cvs passwd scripting

Rein Klazes rklazes at xs4all.nl
Sun Dec 29 10:34:09 CST 2002

On Fri, 27 Dec 2002 23:02:33 +0000, you wrote:

> Howdy and sorry 'bout the OT:
> I'd like to write a script that once a week updated my wine CVS
> sources for me.  There's just one catch: I don't know how to give a
> response to the passwd for the cvs tree from a script.  I checked out
> the advanced bash scripting at tldp.org, but I couln't get Standard
> I/O rerouting to do what I wanted.  Could someone give me a pointer,
> or point me in the right direction  on how to pass a passwd back to
> the cvs server?

You can enter a password in the CVSROOT specification, that would be
something like :pserver:<user>[:<passwd>]@<server>:/<path>

For instance: :pserver:cvs:cvs at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de:/home/wine

works fine.

Rein Klazes
rklazes at xs4all.nl

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