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From Randy Terbush <>
Subject Re: read-only CVS acct on hyperreal?
Date Tue, 20 Feb 1996 17:54:11 GMT
> > With ssh I don't think you *need* an account to use cvs.  You just
> > need to have your host's authentication key known to the hypperreal
> > server.  What I am not sure about is how to tell ssh that certain
> > hosts are only to be granted cvs checkout access.  
> Yes you do. ssh has nothing to do with cvs or vice versa. ssh is just
> rsh with security wrapped around it, you still can't do anything without
> an account. cvs also needs to know who is doing what, even if that's
> a checkout.

However, with ssh it would be possible to create a cvsguest that
contains RSA access keys from members of the Apache team that
would allow them to securely use this login.


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