Subject: Re: problem with cvs over ssh to anoncvs?
To: Markus W Kilbinger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 12/18/2004 19:48:12
On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 08:41:57PM +0100, Markus W Kilbinger wrote:
> >>>>> "Steven" == Steven M Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Steve> I'm unable to update pkgsrc from anoncvs via cvs over ssh.
> Steve> When I try, I get connection timeout errors.
> >> This might be
> >> http://news.gw.com/netbsd.source.changes/169163
> Steven> [...] I still don't understand why I was seeing
> Steven> "connection refused" on the pserver port, but seeing
> Steven> nothing on port 22.
> cvs over ssh implies network tunneling via lo0 which was broken (and
> has a workaround for now; see the url).
That is not so.
I suspect what Steve was seeing was an artifact of the way one of the
packet filters in front of the anoncvs service works.
Thor Lancelot Simon email@example.com
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