that's fine. I got linux boxes that i can install this permanently. I
hope it is tested in Linux?

CMOS

On Mar 10, 1:27 am, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> I don't have anything else I could recommend. This is a new problem to me,
> and I'd have to do some work myself to figure out if there's a solution on
> Windows. We don't really officially support plink right now, but it'd be
> nice to get it working.
>
> If possible, I'd suggest installing this into a Linux VM where plink
> wouldn't come into play. It'll be a little while, probably, until I can
> diagnose and fix the problem.
>
> Christian
>
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> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 3:04 AM, CMOS <manusha1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > hi,
> > i tried it, but unfortunately it did not solve the problem. i still
> > see a never ending process tree. Any guess?
>
> > CMOS
>
> > On Mar 6, 7:01 am, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> > > So it looks like plink requires that the host keys be in the Registry. We
> > > would have to implement support for this to make it seamless, but
> > > fortunately the Putty guys have a script that will import a known_hosts
> > file
> > > into the Registry.
>
> > > See:
>
> >http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/faq.html#faq-hostke...<http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/%7Esgtatham/putty/faq.html#faq-host...>
>
> > > Christian
>
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>
> > > On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 11:28 PM, CMOS <manusha1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > hi,
> > > > sorry for the delay in replying.
> > > > i checked the path you specified and i see a known hosts file created
> > > > there. it includes the cvs host too. (i am sure this was created by
> > > > reviewboard)
> > > > When i try to add the repo, it asks me whether i trust that host and i
> > > > clicked yes. The hang happens afterwords.
>
> > > > Hope this is what you asked for. If not please let me know.
>
> > > > Thanks
> > > > CMOS
>
> > > > On Mar 2, 12:14 am, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> > > > > Yeah, this is going to remain a problem. When using :ext:, cvs is
> > going
> > > > to
> > > > > ask for verification on the credentials. That's what we're trying to
> > > > solve
> > > > > in 1.5, but it seems it's breaking for your setup. It could be
> > something
> > > > > specific with a Windows host. I would have to do some further
> > research.
>
> > > > > What would really help me is if you can figure out where it's storing
> > the
> > > > > verification with a normal user. It's assumed to be in $HOME/.ssh
> > > > somewhere,
> > > > > but maybe this isn't true with cvs/plink on Windows?
>
> > > > > Christian
>
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>
> > > > > On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 1:34 AM, CMOS <manusha1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > now the post-review hangs with following message:
>
> > > > > > HTTP POSTing to http://<the
> > server>:88/api/json/reviewrequests/2/diff/
> > > > > > new/: {}
>
> > > > > > and as before, the process tree (httpd- > cvs -> cmd -> plink) seem
> > to
> > > > > > run without ending.
>
> > > > > > On Mar 1, 2:26 pm, CMOS <manusha1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > > adding the path to mirror path solved it.
>
> > > > > > > On Mar 1, 2:12 pm, CMOS <manusha1...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > > > > > > > tried that but did not work. still it hangs.
> > > > > > > > i removed that line from the source and tried it and now repo
> > gets
> > > > > > > > added, but not sure whether it will work.
>
> > > > > > > > To see if it works, i tried to post a review request using
> > > > post-review
> > > > > > > > and it gives this error:
>
> > > > > > > > "The repository path specified is not in the list of known
> > > > > > > > repositories (HTTP 200, API Error 206)"
>
> > > > > > > > the repository path it looks for is the same path except the
> > user/
> > > > > > > > protocol information. i.e <server name>:/cvs. When adding the
> > repo
> > > > to
> > > > > > > > RB, i used the same path but with protocol (:ext) and user
> > > > > > > > information.
> > > > > > > > Am i doing things right?
>
> > > > > > > > CMOS
>
> > > > > > > > On Mar 1, 1:14 pm, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com>
> > wrote:
>
> > > > > > > > > The HOME issue is something I'm hoping to address before 1.5
> > is
> > > > out
> > > > > > the
> > > > > > > > > door.
>
> > > > > > > > > For now, try adding a new SetEnv directive in the Apache
> > config
> > > > for
> > > > > > the site
> > > > > > > > > that points HOME to some directory in your RB site directory.
> > > > You'll
> > > > > > need to
> > > > > > > > > create this directory and make sure that Apache can write to
> > it.
>
> > > > > > > > > Christian
>
> > > > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > > > Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
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>
> > > > > > > > > On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 11:53 PM, CMOS <
> > manusha1...@gmail.com>
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > hi,
> > > > > > > > > > i checked the process tree during hang and saw that httpd
> > > > > > startscvs,
> > > > > > > > > > which in turn starts plink through a new shell. All these
> > > > processes
> > > > > > > > > > does not terminate during the hang.
> > > > > > > > > > to see if i can try it manually, i invokedcvsdirectly with
> > the
> > > > same
> > > > > > > > > > command line and it finished in a second. It produces an
> > out
> > > > put as
> > > > > > > > > > below:
>
> > > > ===================================================================
> > > > > > > > > > Checking out CVSROOT/modules
> > > > > > > > > > RCS:  /cvs/CVSROOT/modules,v
> > > > > > > > > > VERS: 1.5
> > > > > > > > > > ***************
>
> > > > > > > > > > ... more stuff ...
>
> > > > > > > > > > there is no HOME user specific envt variable set for Apache
> > > > user,
> > > > > > but
> > > > > > > > > > there is a system wide variable called HOME (which is
> > created
> > > > for a
> > > > > > > > > > different purpose though). I use windows.
>
> > > > > > > > > > Thanks
> > > > > > > > > > CMOS
>
> > > > > > > > > > On Feb 25, 10:52 am, Christian Hammond <
> > chip...@chipx86.com>
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > > We're checking to make sure it's a valid repository.
> > That's a
> > > > > > large
> > > > > > > > > > CVSROOT,
> > > > > > > > > > > but shouldn't take that long, certainly. Sounds more like
> > > > > > something is
> > > > > > > > > > hung
> > > > > > > > > > > and not finishing. It may be failing to see the stored
> > > > > > certificate and is
> > > > > > > > > > > asking for input.
>
> > > > > > > > > > > Try to reproduce it and see if thecvsprocess sticks
> > around.
> > > > If
> > > > > > so,
> > > > > > > > > > we'll
> > > > > > > > > > > need to figure out the cause.
>
> > > > > > > > > > > Is there a $HOME set up for Apache's user? And is this on
> > > > Windows
> > > > > > or
> > > > > > > > > > Linux?
>
> > > > > > > > > > > Christian
>
> > > > > > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > > > > > Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
> > > > > > > > > > > Review Board -http://www.reviewboard.org
> > > > > > > > > > > VMware, Inc. -http://www.vmware.com
>
> > > > > > > > > > > On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 9:17 PM, CMOS <
> > manusha1...@gmail.com
>
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > > > hi,
> > > > > > > > > > > > sorry i should have mentioned this in the first post.
> > When
> > > > i
> > > > > > fist did
> > > > > > > > > > > > it, it presented me the certificate information. (it
> > asked
> > > > me
> > > > > > whether
> > > > > > > > > > > > i trust that host as usual ssh and i said yes.) The
> > hang
> > > > > > happens after
> > > > > > > > > > > > words!
> > > > > > > > > > > > i checked out the source and saw that it tries to cat
> > > > > > CVSROOT/modules.
> > > > > > > > > > > > What exactly does it try to do there? Ourcvsroot has
> > around
> > > > > > 1000
> > > > > > > > > > > > modules. Could that be a reason. (anyway i waited
> > around 12
> > > > > > hours for
> > > > > > > > > > > > a response, but it did not succeed).
>
> > > > > > > > > > > > thanks
> > > > > > > > > > > > CMOS
>
> > > > > > > > > > > > On Feb 25, 8:46 am, Christian Hammond <
> > chip...@chipx86.com
>
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > > > > > > > Hi,
>
> > > > > > > > > > > > > When using :ext:, we attempt to connect to the host
> > > > through
> > > > > > ssh to
> > > > > > > > > > get
> > > > > > > > > > > > the
> > > > > > > > > > > > > certificate information and present it to the user.
> > It
> > > > sounds
> > > > > > like
> > > > > > > > > > this
> > > > > > > > > > > > is
> > > > > > > > > > > > > somehow failing. We're using the paramiko Python
> > module
> > > > for
> > > > > > this.
> > > > > > > > > > It's
> > > > > > > > > > > > > possible that this is having some issues.
>
> > > > > > > > > > > > > You can verify this by typing:
>
> > > > > > > > > > > > > $ rb-site manage /path/to/your/site shell
>
> > > > > > > > > > > > > And then at the Python prompt:
>
> > > > > > > > > > > > > >>> from reviewboard.scmtools.sshutils import
> > check_host
> > > > > > > > > > > > > >>> check_host("yourcvsserver")
>
> > > > > > > > > > > > > That might report some error, or it might just simply
> > > > return.
> > > > > > If it
> > > > > > > > > > > > returns
> > > > > > > > > > > > > without printing anything, then it verified the host
> > > > > > certificate. If
> > > > > > > > > > it
> > > > > > > > > > > > > hangs indefinitely, then we'll need to figure that
> > out.
> > > > In
> > > > > > theory, it
> > > > > > > > > > > > would
> > > > > > > > > > > > > timeout eventually.
>
> > > > > > > > > > > > > If that turns out to not be the problem, then it has
> > to
> > > > do
> > > > > > with
> > > > > > > > > > > > attempting
> > > > > > > > > > > > > to cat CVSROOT/modules from that repository.
>
> > > > > > > > > > > > > Christian
>
> > > > > > > > > > > > > --
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