[Project_owners] Re: [Xprint] How to do a cvs checkout via ssh?

Roland Mainz Roland.Mainz at informatik.med.uni-giessen.de
Tue Oct 14 03:09:14 EDT 2003


Pete Collins wrote:

> >>Is there a way to use the xprint.mozdev.org CVS database using OpenSSH (/usr/bin/ssh)? Using CVS_RSH=ssh asks for the password over and over again and finally fails with a
> >>guest at xprint.mozdev.org's password:
> >>6431: Permission denied (publickey,password,keyboard-interactive).
> >>cvs [checkout aborted]: end of file from server (consult above messages if any)
> >
> > Good question... maybe someone from the CC:'ed mozdev project owners
> > mailinglist knows the answer... :)
> 
> No, we don't have secure cvs set up for mozdev.
> 
> Do we really need it?

The request wasn't from my side (that was a question on the
xprint at mozdev.org maliinglist) - but after thinking about it a little
bit... it may be wise to make ssh2+publickey mandatory for CVS write
access (Sourceforge, Xfree86 etc. already do that) from the "security"
point-of-view...

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Bye,
Roland

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