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Bug 72231 - javacvs lib does not support sserver connections
Summary: javacvs lib does not support sserver connections
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: versioncontrol
Classification: Unclassified
Component: CVS (show other bugs)
Version: 5.x
Hardware: All All
: P2 blocker with 1 vote (vote)
Assignee: issues@versioncontrol
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-02-03 17:02 UTC by bnoice
Modified: 2007-01-04 17:14 UTC (History)
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Description bnoice 2006-02-03 17:02:40 UTC
CVS sserver connections used to be supported natively in Netbeans.  That
functionality has disappeared from recent versions (hence the assignment of
DEFECT, as opposed to ENHANCEMENT).  CVS sserver is a very secure protocol that
is in use in a significant number of CVS installations and online CVS hosters
(such as  It should be supported directly by the javacvs library.
Comment 1 _ pkuzel 2006-02-08 10:11:24 UTC
Suprisingly, it's the first time I hear about :sserver:. Is not it somehow
workaroundable using :ext: method with proper shell command?

If not then use previous CVS support version.
Comment 2 jonb000 2006-08-30 17:36:34 UTC
I was moving from Eclipse to NB, but need to stick with Eclipse
because of this issue.  Secure repositories are a necessity for
our projects.