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Thu, 23 Oct 2003 23:34:19 +0100
On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 08:54:44PM +0000, Mathias Herberts wrote:
>Ok, here it is then.
>My patch modifies src/server.c:check_repository_password so it can check
>a user password using an external authentication process. I basically
>wrote that so I could authenticate my CVS users against our corporate
>The patch relies on a special syntax of the password field in
>CVSROOT/passwd. If the password starts with an at sign '@' then
>everything following the '@' up to the ':' is considered a path to an
>authentication program. As the salt used by crypt(3) cannot contain '@'
>we can still use regular encrypted passwords.
I know you've done the work now, but wouldn't it be easier to use PAM
and the pam_winbind (IIRC) module to do the authentication...?
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. address@hidden
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