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Re: PAM authentication failure

From: Steve McIntyre
Subject: Re: PAM authentication failure
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 12:29:21 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Mon, Aug 20, 2007 at 05:43:42PM +0200, Yves Martin wrote:
> Hello,
>I'm trying to configure a cvs server 1.12.13-8 from Debian Etch with PAM
>authentication on pserver protocol.
>Here is my pam file /etc/pam.d/cvs to use ldap:
>auth       required     /lib/security/
>account    sufficient   /lib/security/
>account    required     /lib/security/
>My CVSROOT/config file contains:
>Only the "cvs" account is a system account.
>$ cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/cvsroot login
>works properly (fail with wrong password, pass if right)
>But a checkout fails:
>$ cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/cvsroot co cvstest
>Fatal error, aborting.
>ldapuser: no such system user
>I really agrees that "ldapuser" is not a system user, but I expect the
>"switch_to_user" method to use "cvs" account.
>May you help me to get it right ?

Hi Yves,

I'm the Debian CVS maintainer. You're looking at a place where the
behaviour of the Debian CVS package will differ from the normal
upstream due to some local patches. I'll help you work through stuff
if you need - contact me off-list, or post a bug in the Debian BTS.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                address@hidden
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