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Re: cvs pserver tries to access .cvsignore on server

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvs pserver tries to access .cvsignore on server
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 15:39:10 -0400 (EDT)

Russell Stuart writes:
> When using a Win32 client to access a cvs repository on RH 6.2, I kept
> getting the error message can't access "/home/russell/.cvsignore: permission
> denied".  It turns out that the "cvs pserver" was trying to open
> "$HOME/.cvsignore".  That may be a handy feature when running cvs as a
> client, but when running as a pserver it is definitely bad.
> I don't know if it is relevant, but the command line used to invoke the
> pserver is: /usr/bin/cvs -T /var/tmp --allow-root=/CvsRoot pserver

You need a -f in there, too.  If that doesn't fix it, you have a
deficient inetd -- see "Trouble making a connection to a CVS server" in
the CVS manual and/or the archives of this list (www.egroups.com) for
more information and solutions.

-Larry Jones

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