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Re: cvs problem

On Sat, 30 Jan 2010 13:07:48 -0500
Steven Bellovin <> wrote:

> > Think server-client. Do you think you can recompile/change the cvs binary
> > one the server side? Yes, it does not make sense for the local only code...
> Even for client-server, I'm not sure that that particular change makes much 
> sense.  If nothing else -- and I think there are other reasons -- the problem 
> is initializing a CVS repository, which is presumably done locally on the 
> server side.  Even without that, if the cvs command is running in server mode 
> it has to know it, in order to speak the proper over-the-wire protocol, which 
> means that at the least it should do the check only if in server mode, not if 
> invoked locally.

Hmm it might make some sense in client-server setup, but for public
co/up only repositories they should already be read-only from the
privileges of the public cvs user (and I hope that projects with remote
commiters already maintain regular backups to prevent possible

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