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Re: [Fwd: pb to access debian-gcc cvs as anonymous?]

On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 07:11:59PM +0000, Joel Soete wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	pb to access debian-gcc cvs as anonymous?
> Date: 	Sat, 22 Mar 2003 20:45:01 +0000
> From: 	Joel Soete <joel.soete@tiscali.be>
> To: 	debian-admin@lists.debian.org
> Hi Debian-admin,
> Acoording to <http://cvs.debian.org/?cvsroot=debian-gcc> [1] I set my 
> CVSROOT=":pserver:anonymous@cvs.debian.org:/cvs/debian-gcc" and choose 
> gcc-3.3 as module to co but since severall weeks I always get the 
> following err messages at the login:
> Fatal error, aborting.
> anonymous: no such user
> I haven't such a pb with fai of 
> ":pserver:anonymous@cvs.debian.org:/cvs/debian-boot".
> Is it a simple configuration pb or a way to limit acces to developpers 
> only (in this last case could you update [1] to inform us?)?

Somebody with access to debian-gcc CVS - not me - needs to add a
'passwd' file in CVSROOT mapping anonymous to some real user (debbugs
has "anonymous:69S/nLyi1wYKc:debbugs", the password field is just a
crypted empty string) and a 'readers' file containing just "anonymous".
That is, if anonymous access is to be allowed, which I don't see why it
shouldn't be.

I don't think it needs debian-admin's intervention to set this up.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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