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Re: Setting UP CVS

From: Mike Castle
Subject: Re: Setting UP CVS
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 15:03:23 -0800
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On Thu, Feb 22, 2001 at 05:40:26PM -0500, Larry Jones wrote:
> Mike Castle writes:
> > This way you can use the standard unix admin tools to maintain things.  You
> > can use the familiar Unix permissions, especially groups, to control access
> > to various bits and pieces if need be.  And all in all, it's a lot less
> > headache.
> Exactly the same is true of pserver as long as you let each user have a
> unique local user instead of using the passwd file to map everyone onto
> the same local user.

Ok.  I just re-read about the "fallback" authentication method.  Been a
long time since I've read that part, and forgot about it.

Still, if you end up with more than one repository on a system (say,
spread out across mulitiple disks), then you still have to update the
inetd.conf entry (or wrapper script) to provide for the --allow-root

       Mike Castle       Life is like a clock:  You can work constantly
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