[kepler-dev] [Ptolemy] Ptolemy CVS Repository moving

Christopher Brooks cxh at eecs.berkeley.edu
Tue Jul 26 17:22:59 PDT 2005

I think the problem is with your account, I'll take a look later

Matt Jones is having a similar problem with his account.

I'm able to check out a tree using Eclipse with extssh, but I
have a different account than you and Matt.

Last I looked, Eclipse's ext did not support ssh v2.

At this point, there is pressure to not allow machines on the net that
support ssh v1 because of security problems with v1.

I agree that the Cygwin/Eclipse ext/extssh is a problem.  Perhaps
there is a way for Eclipse ext to support ssh v2?  

I'll look in to this further.



    > For Eclipse, try using extssh, not ext
    > I think ext is ssh v1.  source.eecs does not do ssh v1 because ssh v1
    > is less secure than v2.  The eclipse instructions in
    > doc/coding/eclipse.htm say to use extssh.
    extssh does not work either. The same error message appears.
    > The confusing thing is that I think "extssh" is an Eclipse extension
    > that means use an external version of ssh.  "extssh" will not work
    > with the regular cygwin version of cvs though.
    > In Eclipse, "ext" means use the internal Eclipse ssh v1
    > implementation.
    I used to configure the CVS repositories to use extssh connection type. The
    problem is that extssh is not supported under Cygwin. Therefore, I can not 
    do cvs update if the project is checked out using extssh. I prefer using ex
    so that I can use either Cygwin, or Eclipse, or TortoiseCVS to manage the 
    same file system.
    The solution I found is to configure the connection type as ext but in 
    windows->preferences->Team->CVS->Ext Connection Method, choosing extssh as 
    the connection type.
    > There could be other problems with your account in source.eecs.
    > Try running
    >    ssh source.eecs.berkeley.edu cvs -v
    Here is what I got:
    hyzheng at DOPLAP10 /cygdrive/c/hyzheng
    $ ssh source.eecs.berkeley.edu cvs -v
    rksh: cvs:  not found
    After I login in source.eecs.berkeley.edu, I got:
    hyzheng at DOPLAP10 /cygdrive/c/hyzheng
    $ ssh source.eecs.berkeley.edu
    Last login: Tue Jul 26 16:56:40 2005 from dhcp-171-35.eec
    $ cvs -v
    Concurrent Versions System (CVS) 1.11.20 (client/server)
    Copyright (C) 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
    Senior active maintainers include Larry Jones, Derek R. Price,
    and Mark D. Baushke.  Please see the AUTHORS and README files from the CVS
    distribution kit for a complete list of contributors and copyrights.
    CVS may be copied only under the terms of the GNU General Public License,
    a copy of which can be found with the CVS distribution kit.
    Specify the --help option for further information about CVS

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