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Re: -f option to pserver / secure pserver

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: -f option to pserver / secure pserver
Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 11:24:03 -0400 (EDT)

Mark writes:
> What is the effect of the -f on the pserver? If the CVS clients
> have .cvsrc files, will this pserver -f ignore the settings?

No, -f only affects the local cvs so doing -f on the client only affects
the client and doing -f on the server only affects the server.

> Should the -f option be used for pserver or not? 

Yes.  There's no reason for the server to be reading a .cvsrc file.  The
only reason it doesn't happen automatically is that reading the .cvsrc
file happens before CVS knows whether it's running in server mode or

-Larry Jones

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