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.





Licensing

License

Verified by

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Notes

License

GPLv2

Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

8 November 2001




Leaders and contributors

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


Resources and communication

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


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to buildsed
Required to buildawk
Required to useCVS




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