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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Apache NT errors
Date Fri, 27 Jun 1997 20:41:45 GMT
Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> On Fri, 27 Jun 1997, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> 
> > >However, I have looked over the security requirements for the fix on cyclic
> > >pages, and now that Roy's done his blitzkreig of changes to CVSROOT files,
> > >the restrictions now seem palatable.  So, I have installed 1.9.10, and done
> > >the following:
> > >
> > >1) made ~cvs chown'd root, chmod 755.
> > >2) made ~cvs/CVSROOT chown'd root, chmod 755.
> > >
> > >This means that any attempt to create new modules, or modify files under
> > >CVSROOT, will fail.  If such changes are necessary, let me know and I'll
> > >temporarily enable group write access so the change can happen.
> > 
> > Yuck.  Is there some reason why they don't just change the location of
> > the passwd file, like to /etc/cvspasswd.<repository>?
> 
> No.
> 
> My plan is to make a patch to either just disable the CVS passwd file
> entirely (ok for now, but we may want to use it someday... OTOH pserver
> really really sucks anyway) or do what you suggest.  When I get time...

pserver may suck, but until we have a way that works on NT that isn't pserver,
we're kinda stuck with it.

Cheers,

Ben.

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