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Re: CVS server patch?

From: Mike Sutton
Subject: Re: CVS server patch?
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 15:37:52 -0500
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I'm also interested in Larry's approach.  I patched 1.10.2 to do
something very similar.

On 03/17/03 12:02:52, Derek Robert Price wrote:
> Larry Jones wrote:
> >I wrote a similar patch a long time ago but never committed it because
> >there didn't seem to be much demand.  I used "*" rather than "+", and I
> >interpreted a username of "*" to mean any system user.  That provided a
> >wealth of flexibility and completely eliminated the need for SystemAuth
> >in the config file (which is good because then all the access control is
> >in a single place): adding "*:*" to the end of the CVS passwd file would
> >be the same as SystemAuth=yes, not having it would be the same as
> >SystemAuth=no.  If there's interest, I can resurrect my patch.
> > 
> >
> I don't see why that shouldn't be committed to the experimental branch.
> Derek

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