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Repository Access

Repository path format is as follows:

[:method:][[[user][:password]@]
hostname[:[port]]]/path

Access methods can be any of the following:

ext

Connection through external rsh or rsh-like program

fork

Client/server mode on local computer

gserver

Connection through the GSS-API and Kerberos 5

local

Local computer, no client/server mode

pserver

Connection through password server

kserver

Connection through Kerberos 4

server

Connection through internal rsh server

Key environment variables relating to repository access are:

CVS_RSH

Specifies rsh-like executable

CVSROOT

Specifies repository path


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