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Re: CVS /etc/inetd.conf question

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS /etc/inetd.conf question
Date: Wed, 2 May 2001 13:03:09 -0400 (EDT)

David D. Hagood writes:
>   So, when the CVS server drops priv, it will correctly set the HOME 
> variable to the user's home dir, or will it leave it blank?And if it is 
> left blank, will the server correctly not look for the file, or will is 
> look in the current working directory.

It leaves $HOME unset (which is different than being set to blank).  If
it wants to know the user's home directory, it will look it up in
/etc/passwd (since $HOME isn't set) and get the right answer.

-Larry Jones

OK, there IS a middle ground, but it's for sissy weasels. -- Calvin

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