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download from cvs

Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2004 12:30 pm
by psprasad
I am getting this erroe whilc trying checkout from cvs , Could u please help?
C:\>cvs login
Logging in to
CVS password:
Error connecting to host This is usually a temporary error
during hostname resolution and means that the local server did not receive a res
ponse from an authoritative server.
cvs [login aborted]: Connection to server failed

Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2004 1:04 pm
by Mimil

Are you behind a http proxy or a firewall?
If you are behind a proxy, look on google how to use proxies with CVS.
If you are behind a firewall, try to change the port:
cvs login
cvs login

If you are using wincvs, you can have a look to this page: ... ncvsconfig