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Re: "No Such System User"

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: "No Such System User"
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 18:03:11 -0500 (EST)

address@hidden writes:
> Both of the users I have tried exist on the server.  This is a new
> server and right now there are only two user accounts, mine & root.
> The passwd file looks like this:
> root:*******:cvs
> craig:******:cvs

That says that both root and craig should run as the system user "cvs",
which is the system user that doesn't exist.

> If I wanted the cvs server to just use the /etc/shadow file instead
> how would I do that?

Just get rid of the CVSROOT/passwd file or remove all the entries from
it, and make sure that you haven't specified SystemAuth=no in the
CVSROOT/config file.  But please read the section of the manual on
pserver security considerations if you haven't already:


-Larry Jones

It's like SOMEthing... I just can't think of it. -- Calvin

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