How do I configure CVS connection settings?
- You can specify connection settings in the Checkout wizard. Settings are persistently stored.
For example, to check out NetBeans sources, choose Versioning > Checkout (or Versioning > CVS > Checkout) from the main menu and use :pserver:email@example.com:/cvs with empty password for anonymous checkout. Alternatively use your own NetBeans.org login and password instead of anoncvs.
- Otherwise, the IDE uses automatic configuration detection (probing common cvs setup files). Open the Favorites window, and right-click to add and open an existing repository directory. If the cvs session fails, the IDE shows the connection configuration dialog so you can change the settings (e.g. configure a proxy).
Applies to: NetBeans 5.x and later