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Re: pserver problem, still

From: James P. Schmidt
Subject: Re: pserver problem, still
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 12:39:10 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 19 Sep 2002, Larry Jones wrote:

> That means that either your specified root (/usr/local/cvsrepos) doesn't
> exactly match one of the --allow-root= options on the server, the
> specified username (zaren) doesn't exist, or the password is wrong.

The password does seem correct (see the previous post from me about that),
the username does exist, and I believe I have the root option correct on
the server -


cvspserver      stream  tcp     nowait  root    /usr/local/bin/cvs cvs
--allow-root=/usr/local/cvsrepos pserver

# ls -Fla /usr/local/bin/cvs
-rwxr-xr-x   1 root     sysadmin 1415516 Sep 13 14:06 /usr/local/bin/cvs*

# ls -Fla /usr/local/cvsrepos
total 10
drwxrwxr-x   4 root     cvs          512 Sep 19 10:45 ./
drwxr-xr-x  31 bin      other       1024 Sep 18 12:46 ../
drwxrwxr-x   3 root     cvs         1024 Sep 18 12:46 CVSROOT/
drwxrwxr-x   2 zaren    cvs          512 Sep 18 12:50 ops_doc_Spops/
-rw-r--r--   1 root     cvs           20 Sep 18 12:46 passwd

# cat /etc/group | grep cvs
cvs::105:zaren (& others)

> Check the server's syslog for messages from CVS (it logs them with the
> facility LOG_DAEMON and priority LOG_NOTICE; if your syslog supports the
> LOG_AUTHPRIV facility, it also logs there with additional information).

Looking into this right now...

  "It's the information age --    +-----------------------------------+
   everything gets saved          |UCE/UBE not welcome at this address|
   except for the human soul."    |see for info|
Rev. Matthew Carey, Vision Temple +-----------------------------------+

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