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Re: CVS server in a user-mode-linux



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> I have experimented with running an anonymous CVS server inside
> user-mode-linux.
[...]
> 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.
>
> Do you have any ideas to improve the security ?

You can start cvs with the -R option to run it in read-only mode. You can
alternatively put 'LockDir=/tmp/foo' in your config file inside CVSROOT.

- -- arthur - adejong@debian.org - http://people.debian.org/~adejong --
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