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Passwd file

From: Nigel Morse
Subject: Passwd file
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2001 17:12:12 +0100

I've set up CVS for remote repository, and I can login using a system user
account (i.e. my own) but I want to use separate passwords and have CVS run
as a common user so I can tighten permissions (more to prevent accidental

I created a $CVSROOT/CVSROOT/passwd file with just


in it (cvs is a system account), but I can login as dummy with no password -
i just get the failed message. I can still login using my own (system)
account (ultimately I will turn off the system auth. ability). 

Do I have to do anything special to the passwd file to get it to be used?

>From what I can tell its the latest version (came with red hat linux 6.2)


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