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Connecting Eclipse to a CVS Repository using sserver protocol
This guide is based on Eclipse 3.0M8 and CVSNT 2.5.03.
Operating system used
Windows XP Home Edition Version 5.1 SP 2
CVSNT 2.0.14 or higher
Eclipse 2.1.x or higher
- Download the CVS SSL plugin rwi.eclipse.team.ccvs.ssl_3.0.6.zip from http://home.arcor.de/rolf_wilms/
- Unzip this file into the eclipse plugins directory:
- Restart Eclipse.
- Select: Window | Preferences
- Select: Team | CVS | SSL Connection Method
Select Server Certificates: Accept All
Select Client keys: Default Keystore
Press Apply and OK button.
- Select perspective: CVS Repository Exploring.
- Right click in this perspective and select: New | Repository Location.
- Enter the following values:
Connection type: cvsnt-sserver
User: your CVS username
Password: your CVS password
Host: enter the ip-address or machine name where the CVS Repository is hosted.
Repository path: the location of the CVS Repository.
Select Port: Default port is 2401
Here below an example:
- Press Apply and OK button.
- Expand the HEAD folder.
A popup window is opened where you can enter your CVS password.
Note: If you can not expand the HEAD folder, right click HEAD and select "Refresh View".
- In the HEAD folder, you can find all CVS stored projects.
- To checkout a project, right click the project name and select option checkout.