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Re: username at checkin wrong

From: Kaz Kylheku
Subject: Re: username at checkin wrong
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 00:12:32 GMT
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In article <address@hidden>, Schwenk, Jeanie wrote:
>When he checks in though, the email I am sent is from "CVS Admin", the uid
>is cvsuser and gid is cvsgrp.  Why are his files not checking in as himself?

Because with the pserver protocol, the user is not really authenticated
with the UNIX system; the user is authenticated with CVS only, and that
application runs under some generic account.

>How tightly bound are the cvsuser generic account with cvs admin?  How can I
>get "actual" names to be attached when checking in?

By using a transport that does actual authentication, and establishes
actual operating system credentials. Use rsh or ssh, not pserver.

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