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Re: cvs login

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvs login
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2002 13:43:05 -0500 (EST)

Karl-Koenig Koenigsson writes:
> If you specify "pserver" as the protocol in your CVSROOT definition, the
> server side of CVS will take username and passwords from your /etc/passwd
> file; a user not found in /etc/passwd with an entry in CVS password file
> will be accepted as well, given that the passwords match of course.

Almost -- CVS actually looks at the CVS password file first; it only
looks at the system password file if there's no entry in the CVS
password file *and* SystemAuth=yes is specified in CVSROOT/config (which
it is by default).

-Larry Jones

Nobody knows how to pamper like a Mom. -- Calvin

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