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Re: login problems - problem details given clearly

From: David Zaroski
Subject: Re: login problems - problem details given clearly
Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 11:44:46 -0700 (MST)

On Tue, 29 May 2001, Larry Jones wrote:

LJ>David Zaroski writes:
LJ>> Create file 'cvspserver' in '/etc/xinetd.d' (containing the following):
LJ>> service cvspserver
LJ>> {
LJ>>         flags       = REUSE NAMEINARGS
LJ>>         socket_type = stream
LJ>>         protocol    = tcp
LJ>>         wait        = no
LJ>>         user        = root
LJ>>         server      = /usr/bin/cvs
LJ>>         server_args = cvs -f --allow-root=/home/bhavani/cvsroot pserver
LJ>> }
LJ>You should also have:
LJ>     passenv = PATH
LJ>to avoid problems with $HOME being set inappropriately.

Correct, you may also have to use xinetd's 'env' option as well, depending
on how you start the xinetd process. I left those options out of the above
description since they apply more to xinetd than CVS, but they can be
very important depending on the circumstances. ;-)


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