cvs pserver authentication frustration

Geoff Soutter
Mon Dec 10 16:46:00 GMT 2001

Hi Charles

Thanks for taking the time to reply. Much appreciated.

> I believe that cvs in pserver server mode will have problems with
> switching user context; I have added no windows-specific code
> to enable
> seteuid() to work, so I wouldn't be surprised if it doesn't work.
> Patches gratefully accepted.

Guessed as much.

Sorry, patches are beyond me at the moment. It's years since I wrote any

> Or, you could get sshd working, and use CVS_RSH=ssh on the remote
> machine...and then *cvs* would be run as a local process on the
> repository host; ssh would handle the network stuff.

Yes, thanks for the suggestion, I'm going to try this. At least I remember
how inetd works now...



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