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Re: Can the admin command be disabled?

From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: Can the admin command be disabled?
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 10:41:12 -0400
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On Fri, Jun 22, 2001 at 07:16:44AM -0700, Mark wrote:
> With the CVS source for 1.11.1p1, how does one disable the admin command? In
> main.c I commented out two lines. Now cvs binary does not recognize the admin
> as a valid command (and cvs help does not list it as a command) in local mode.
> Great.

Create a group cvsadmin, only members of this group can run 
cvs admin commands.


> However this does not seem to affect the pserver. Looking at the code in
> server.c, I comment out the REQ_LINE for "admin", hoping it won't be found and
> then when rq->name==NULL an "unrecognized request" error would be sent.
> However, commenting out that REQ_LINE just causes the server to hang on trying
> to use the admin command. Is admin request needed for normal operations?
> Any ideas on how to disable the admin command? I didn't think it would be to
> difficult to do.
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