cvsaskpass - prompt for a password for the CVS DCOP service
This utility displays a dialog box prompting the user for the password to a CVS
repository, then writes the password to standard output and exits. You should
not need to run this program directly - it is designed for the internal use of
The prompt should be of the following form:
This will allow the dialog box to display the details of the CVS repository to
This utility is part of the CVS service provided with Cervisia, which in turn is
part of the KDE Software Development Kit.
For a full summary of options, run cvsaskpass --help
If a password was succefully obtained, 0 is returned. If no prompt was supplied
on the command-line or if the dialog was cancelled, 1 is returned.
Details of how to use the CVS service from within another script or C++ program
can be found in /usr/share/doc/libcvsservice0/DESIGN
The CVS service was written by Christian Loose
Cervisia was written by Bernd Gehrmann <email@example.com>,
Christian Loose <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Andre Woebbeking
<email@example.com>, Carlos Woelz <firstname.lastname@example.org> and
This manual page was prepared by Ben Burton <email@example.com> for the
Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).