Subject: Re: problem with cvs over ssh to anoncvs?
To: Markus W Kilbinger <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: netbsd-users
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 <> 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
>     >> 
>     >>
>     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	                            

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