Subject: Re: cvspserver uid
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/17/2003 05:50:45
In article <>,
Shoichi Miyake <> wrote:

It does not sound like your fault. Try recompiling cvs with the SETID
stuff turned off.


>I'd like to ask something about netbsd-current cvs server's behaviour.
>I've updated my cvs server from 1.6U to 1.6ZE(around Oct 29), and
>found a difference on cvs pserver behaviour.
>(It's i386 port.)
>I've found that now my cvs server invoked via inetd (cvspserver) runs
>as root always (before updating, I think it was the uid which was
>logged in via pserver), and ,v files are owned by root by commiting a
>And if I use some script which send a mail to notify commit through
>CVSROOT/loginfo, those mails becomes 'from root'.
>Using ssh to connect to this cvs server doesn't have such problems.
>Does anyone experienced the symptom like this ?
>I wonder if this is my fault...? Or now It's normal behaviour ?
>Any help would be appreciated, Thank you.
>Best Regards,
>Shoichi Miyake