[lazarus] cvs problems

Vincent Snijders vrs at dds.nl
Sat Jan 6 17:03:56 EST 2001

Did you set an environment variable HOME like this:

Set home=c:\MyHome

This is the place where the username \ password is stored.

To the developers: can the how-to-participate page be updated to include
this information?

Vincent Snijders.

----- Original Message -----
From: Tim Schofield <tim.schofield at cableinet.co.uk>
To: <lazarus at miraclec.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2001 11:14 PM
Subject: [lazarus] cvs problems

> When trying to use cvs on WIN 98 I get the following problems :
> C:\WINDOWS>cd\pp\source\lazarus
> C:\pp\source\lazarus>SET CVSROOT=:pserver:cvs at cvs.freepascal.org:/FPC/CVS
> C:\pp\source\lazarus>cvs login
> (Logging in to cvs at cvs.freepascal.org)
> CVS.EXE [login aborted]: could not find out home directory
> I am using Zone Alarm as a firewall, but that does not appear to be
stopping access.
> Anyone any ideas?
> Tim
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