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Re: CVS server in a user-mode-linux

On Fri, Dec 19, 2003 at 05:46:11PM +0100, Bill Allombert wrote:
> Hello Debian-security list,
> I have experimented with running an anonymous CVS server inside
> user-mode-linux. So far this seems to work well and hopefully should
> enhance security a bit. The host kernel has the skas patch.
> I use hostfs to mount only the repositories inside the UML.
> I have limited the UML memory to 128Mb.
> Performance are quite sufficient for the server usage since load stay close
> to 0.
> The only problem is that the server need write access to the repository
> in order to create locks (which are directories, IIUC). I have not yet
> find a way to only allows the server to create locks, but to change
> nothing else.

You can use a separate lock directory by setting LockDir in

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