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Re: [Newbie question] When LOGIN fails

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: [Newbie question] When LOGIN fails
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 09:32:30 -0400

"David A. Cobb" wrote:

> Today I was working with a repository at the other end of an SSH tunnel.
> My CVS LOGIN was rejected: "server denied access to ${CVSROOT}"
> However, while experimenting with Xemacs/PCL-CVS I requested to STATUS,
> and then to UPDATE my directories.  Both functions apparently worked.
> Does this indicate that the login only applies to a comit?
> Is this by design, or is it a big security hole?

No.  You were most likely using different logins/passwords/roots somehow for the
different cases you describe above.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
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