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Re: Security

From: Alex Holst
Subject: Re: Security
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 02:16:12 +0100
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Quoting Stevie O (address@hidden):
> The method I suggestion is no stronger than pserver is; it simply makes it 
> harder for someone to sniff the password off the network (which is 
> incredibly easy to do with the current protocol).  And the idea is to NOT 
> have to give people login access to my machine just so they can access the 
> repository.

Why would you rather implement another authentication mechanisem than use
what has been proven to work? Is there a particular reason that you can not
create restricted accounts for the purpose of CVS access?

I prefer the dark of the night, after midnight and before four-thirty,
when it's more bare, more hollow.        

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