Cvsd

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cvsd

http://ch.tudelft.nl/~arthur/cvsd/
CVS wrapper

'cvsd' is a configurable chroot/suid wrapper for running a CVS pserver more securely. The hope is that cvsd will allow people to run remotely accessible CVS repositories more securely. The distribution includes a script for setting up the chroot'd environment and user/group. It works by running 'cvs pserver' under a special uid/gid ina chroot jail. The authors notes, however, that for authentication the user should consider using SSh as a secure authentication mechanism and transport, because passwords in 'cvs pserver' are transmitted in plain text and 'cvsd' does not change that.

Documentation

User README and man pages included in the distribution

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Licensing

License

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Notes

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Janet Casey

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8 November 2001




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Arthur de Jong Maintainer
Chris Black Contributor
Philippe Kehl Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:arthur@ch.tudelft.nl
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/cvsd


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useCVS
Required to buildsed
Required to buildawk

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 February 2018.



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