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Re: Remotely editing passwd file

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Remotely editing passwd file
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2001 15:53:48 -0400 (EDT)

Stanton, Curt writes:
> Can you remotely edit the passwd file in the CVSROOT directory of the
> repository?  I thought someone said that you could.  I create one and then
> added it to the module and commited it, it only made an RCS file (passwd,v).

If you want it to be automatically checked out, you need to add it to
CVSROOT/checkoutlist.  Note, however, that maintaining the passwd file
with CVS open a can of worms security-wise.  You should be very sure you
understand the consequences and know what you're doing before you do it.

-Larry Jones

I hate it when they look at me that way. -- Calvin

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