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Re: need to force username of cvs 'action' when using sharedSSHaccount

From: tim grote
Subject: Re: need to force username of cvs 'action' when using sharedSSHaccount
Date: Mon, 3 May 2004 06:54:08 -0700 (PDT)

>From the cvs manual: 

"Multiple users sharing an rsh account
If multiple users share an account on the CVS server
and access it with rsh, then there is normally no way
to distinguish which user made a particular checkin.
One clever solution, which requires no CVS
modification, is to have each user set CVS_SERVER to a
script which sets LOGNAME and USER to something
unique, and then invokes the CVS server. Might want to
document this somewhere (and add to" 

So, has anyone done this?!?!?!

--- Todd Denniston <address@hidden>
> Tim Grotenhuis wrote:
> > 
> > > >
> > > > Is there a reason why you can't use the
> old-fashioned strategem
> > > > of one account per developer ?
> > 
> >  My ISP won't give me additional accounts.
> > 
> Have you checked your ISP's TOS (Terms Of Service)?
> They may also have a problem with you allowing other
> people than yourself to
> log into ONE account, or at least YOU will be the
> one to blame for anything
> ANY of the other people who you have given access to
> do with that account.

They are fine with sharing.

> The ISP I have (home one) will allow you to get more
> email boxes (which
> correlates to a full user name and password in their
> setup) for just $2 more
> each month, perhaps something like this is available
> for you, but they would
> also have to manage a unix group for you if you want
> some security.

Our mailboxes don't correspond shell accounts.

Thanks again,

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