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Newbie Help With Setting Up CVS....

From: Siobahn Hotaling
Subject: Newbie Help With Setting Up CVS....
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2005 10:06:25 -0500
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I'm attempting to set up CVS as a solution for my web development team
to maintain our websites and I've been spending the last day poring
over documentation and I could really use some help...

Our setup is that our web server (FreeBSD 5.3) lies behind a firewall
machine.  I've got several other people who are assisting me in
developing various websites, so a CVS solution is in order.  CVS is
installed by default on the box, and I was able to create a repository,
but now the question becomes: how do I get it so that the developers
can remotely grab working copies, do their work, and commit their

I've read about pserver and how it is not very secure, and then about
chrooting the repository, and ssh... but I'm a little lost.  Security
is definitely a high value for my company, so does anyone have a
suggestion about what the most secure, yet user-friendly, method would
be to set up the access privileges?

I have no need for anonymous access per se, as we are only using CVS to
track our internal web site development - though I do want to
potentially offer CVSWeb to the developers as a way to view diffs and

Thanks in advance for your help!

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