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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Apache 1.0.3 and 1.1b0
Date Mon, 19 Feb 1996 14:42:50 GMT
> 
> > On Mon, 19 Feb 1996, Aram Mirzadeh wrote:
> > 
> > > > hyperreal.com: hyperreal.com: cannot open
> > > > cvs [checkout aborted]: premature end of file from server
> > > 
> > > I think Brian has to add you to the list of people who can access it.  I'm

> > > not sure who is or is not on the list.  That could be why!?
> > 
> > Well, I'm in the cvs group on hyperreal. Is there anything else
> > neccessary? 
> > 
> > At any rate, I figured it out - cvs uses rsh, and on HP-UX, the rsh
> > command is a shell (restricted shell). Setting CVS_RSH to "/usr/bin/remsh"
> > (what HP calls rsh) did the trick, and it works now. At least, I can type
> > "cvs checkout apache" and get a copy of the apache directory locally.
> 
> Aah.  This also means we must have a .rhosts on hyperreal.
> 
> Brian, can we enable ssh RSA authentication to be a bit more secure?

This is one reason to use a SOCKSified CVS rather than rsh - no .rhosts
required.

BTW, we really do need a CVS "guest" login - with read-only perms to the CVS
tree...

Cheers,

Ben.

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