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Re: CVS and password

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS and password
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2001 12:20:47 -0400 (EDT)

Colin Bester writes:
> And then did a commit on both config and passwd (after adding passwd).

passwd is usually edited in place rather than being maintained with CVS
for security reasons.  If you're sure you want to maintain it with CVS,
you need to add it to CVSROOT/checkoutlist so that it gets updated when

> When trying to log on I now get:
> "no such user username in CVSROOT/passwd
> cvs login: authorization failed: server rejected access to
> /myrepos for user username"

The key part of that message is "no such user username in

-Larry Jones

The surgeon general should issue a warning about playing with girls. -- Calvin

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