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Re: ntsec+inetd+cvspserver (was CVS PServer problem)

On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 12:59:40PM -0000, Phil Dempster wrote:
> > Heck, why did I wrote /usr/doc/inetutils-1.3.2.README and what are
> > the announcements good for?  Since version 1.3.2-15 we have the
> > following (quoted):
> [snip]
> Apologies and thanks...
> So: Since CVS is evidently running as Guest (there are no entries in the
> event log to contradict this) and the user account specified in
> CVSROOT/passwd is also Guest, how can it be that CVS is able to modify
> read-only admin files whose ownership is Administrator:Administrators?  For
> example, the `modules' file has the properties:
> -r--r--r--    1 Administ Administ     1170 Jan 30 10:29 modules
> After I check it out, modify it, then commit it:
> -r--r--r--    1 Guest    Administ     1186 Jan 30 12:51 modules
> Am I missing something really obvious?  The fact that the group remains
> `Administrators' rings alarm bells.  I'm just trying to get a better
> understanding of what's going on here as I only have a rudimentary knowledge
> of Win2K and Unix file permissions.

Did you check your /etc/group?  Is there a group Guests and
Guest has that group as primary group in /etc/passwd?


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