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Re: Debian Boot CVS: aph

Erik Andersen <andersen@codepoet.org> writes:

> On Tue Nov 14, 2000 at 12:59:25PM -0700, Randolph Chung wrote:
> > > For example, (I'll pick on tausq since he is in the boot-floppies passwd file)
> > > for tausq, there is an entry in passwd, which is being mapped to aph. But tausq
> > 
> > actually this is a bad example. i was added to the passwd file by one of
> > the debian admins because i was having issues with ssh one week. aph may
> > be handling the passwd file differently.
> But it is a perfect example.  You do not need to be in the passwd file to use
> pserver.

Yes you do, because I have this set in CVSROOT/config:

  # Set this to "no" if pserver shouldn't check system users/passwords

>  Furthermore, even if you wanted to be in the passwd file, you surely
> do not want to have all your access mapped to user aph, per the current setup.
> If you want a passwd entry, your entry should be simply
>     tausq:<md5 or crypt crypted passwd>

That's true.

> Try removing the passwd entry and using pserver.  It should still work since
> you have a system account and your access will happen as _you_, not aph.

Well, I've removed the entry from CVSROOT/passwd.  Also risko.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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