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       cvsaskpass - prompt for a password for the CVS DCOP service


       cvsaskpass [ generic-options ] prompt


       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 cvsservice(1).

       The prompt should be of the following form:

              user@host's password:

       This will allow the dialog box  to  display  the  details  of  the  CVS
       repository to the user.

       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


       cervisia(1), cvsservice(1), dcop(1).

       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  <>,
       Christian   Loose   <>,   Andre   Woebbeking
       <>,  Carlos  Woelz   <>   and
       This  manual  page  was prepared by Ben Burton <> for the
       Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).

                                March 19, 2005