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Re: question about Permission denied

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: question about Permission denied
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 13:51:19 -0500 (EST)

Deaver, Carl writes:
> I do not have -f global option in /etc/inetd.conf but I don't think that is
> my problem.

It is.  You're only seeing it on one machine because the permissions on
/root are different on the two machines (the machine with the problem
has the preferred permissions).

> initd.conf of NON working box:
> cvspserver stream tcp nowait root /usr/bin/cvs cvs
> --allow-root=/usr/local/CVS pserver
> Neither contained the -f option, I think this is where you meant is would be
> seen?

Yes -- right before the --allow-root.

Also note that CVS 1.10.6 is pretty old -- I suggest upgrading to the
current release (1.11.1p1), which you can get from

-Larry Jones

Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere
in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. -- Calvin

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