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Re: CVS problem

On Thu, Aug 15, 2002 at 11:24:36AM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > > I can not commit to CVS.  Something wrong with /home/aph/ ?
> > 
> > Oh, darn. CVS pserver users are linked to a proxy real user on the system,
> > and for some unobvious reason the $HOME of that user needs to exist.
> > 
> > Developers' home directories are created automatically if they don't exist
> > upon login, but cvs.debian.org has changed physical location and apparently
> > Adam hasn't logged into it yet. All of the pserver users in
> > /cvs/debian-doc/CVSROOT/passwd are linked to his username, and thus none of
> > them can log in now..
> > 
> > I could change the passwd file to use an account with an existing home
> > directory (mine), but it can be just as easily fixed if he sshs into the
> > machine to trigger creation of his home directory :)
> Ok, done.  Sorry y'all but no one gives me advance warning of these
> things.

Yeah, we (Ryan who did the work and myself who tested) forgot about this
requirement and failed to warn you, sorry.

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