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RE: scripts run as who?

From: Dipl.-Inf. Guus Leeuw jr.
Subject: RE: scripts run as who?
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2001 22:18:58 +0100

>  From: address@hidden
>  [mailto:address@hidden Behalf Of
>  Largent, Jim
>  Subject: scripts run as who?
>  I have a perl script that executes out of the taginfo file.
>  I need to set
>  up the default include path for library modules (they're in
>  a non-standard
>  directory).  When I access the repository remotely, I get an
>  error because
>  it can't file the library path.  When I log on directly to
>  the box (with an
>  account that has the PERLLIB environment variable set) the
>  script runs fine.
>  My questions is when the remote user connects where/how is
>  the environment
>  set up?  I'm guessing that the inetd.conf file specifies the

CVS runs as the user destined as the 'local user' in the
repository's password. This can be the same user as the one who's
account your doing your tests with, or any 'ghost' user that doesn't
have a specific login that sets the PERLLIB.

Please check your password file, and setup the env of that user correctly,
or make the PERLLIB setting standard for all users, or, even better,
incorporate the perl scripts in a standard place under perl or under


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