[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: -chroot patch for CVS ?

From: Philip Lijnzaad
Subject: Re: -chroot patch for CVS ?
Date: 18 Oct 2001 10:19:57 +0100

> The author of rsync has a 'pserver' wrapper program which chroots before
> running cvs pserver.  It's used for the samba and rsync anonymous cvs
> access. See the note about 'how it's done' on this page:


> It directs you to check out the code itself from cvs:

>         cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/cvsroot co pserver

> I've examined it a while back but have not put it into practice.

Brilliant, thanks! (unfortunately, is currently not very
responsive, though, so I'll have to wait before trying).

Incidentally, in case it interests people (or posterity browsing :-), I also found another patches/projects that would
appear to be relevant to securing public CVS access:

idx-chrooted-ssh (
cvs-nserver      (


The mail transport agent is not liable for any coffee stains in this message
Philip Lijnzaad, address@hidden European Bioinformatics Institute,rm A2-08
+44 (0)1223 49 4639                 Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton
+44 (0)1223 49 4468 (fax)           Cambridgeshire CB10 1SD,  GREAT BRITAIN

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]