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Re: the unprivileged gserver patch

From: Brandon Craig Rhodes
Subject: Re: the unprivileged gserver patch
Date: 26 Sep 2002 12:24:47 -0400
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Brandon Craig Rhodes <address@hidden> writes:

> This edition of my unprivileged server patch is the first one which
> might actually work, marking a sort of milestone in our progress with
> it here.  It should be applied to the stock 1.11.2 distribution.

Note that my unprivileged server patch (attached to the message quoted
above) makes changes only to the server.  Any client able to do normal
:gserver: authentication can use the patched server.

I forgot to mention, however, that CVS 1.11.2 has a bug which prevents
its client code from ever making a :gserver: connection successfully.
So the thronging masses who have eagerly installed Kerberos to try the
above patch have doubtless been frustrated at not being able to

The following patch applies to your cvs-1.11.2 tree the changes
already in the development version of cvs to get :gserver: working:

Attachment: client-1.11.2-gserver.patch
Description: Text Data

Brandon Craig Rhodes               
Georgia Tech                                            address@hidden

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