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Re: Problems with user authentication

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Problems with user authentication
Date: Mon, 5 May 2003 11:37:30 -0400 (EDT)

Antonio Navarro Navarro writes:
> The /home/cvsroot/CVSROOT/passwd file contains :
> antonio:KxSwBZ3hHuzQQ
> After logging with the correct password, if I try to add a file (for
> example) :
> # cvs add test.c
> Fatal error, aborting.
> antonio: no such user
> Where is the error ? The user authentication seems to work ok.

There's no system user "antonio".  By default, CVS tries to run as the
user.  If you want antonio to run as the system user "cvs", you have to
add a third field to the passwd file:


See the manual for more details:


-Larry Jones

I'll be a hulking, surly teen-ager before you know it!! -- Calvin

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