Subject: Re: anoncvs server...
To: None <>
From: George Georgalis <>
List: tech-misc
Date: 01/30/2006 01:22:17
On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 02:17:08PM -0500, George Georgalis wrote:
>On Sun, Jan 29, 2006 at 01:58:10PM -0500, George Georgalis wrote:
>>I'm using cvsup to pull a local cvs mirror;
>>but I don't see any notes on making it available
>>anonymously, like the main site. Is there a HOWTO?
>>How is it done?
>I found this which covers a lot of it -- straight forward,
>   1. Getting the CVS repository permissions set right is a
>   bitch. I should document this later.
>   2. Currently investigating how to prevent anoncvs user,
>   while allowing other users, from doing agent, x11, and port
>   forwarding with the passwordless connection.

A more developed anoncvs shell is available at openbsd
in a style expected from openbsd. 

There is a very similar one from FreeBSD
this one doesn't have a license, but it looks very similar to the
first OpenBSD one above, which does. linked on bottom of

This is probably the original
    * To:
    * Subject: anoncvs
    * From: Theo de Raadt <>
    * Date: Mon, 13 May 1996 12:02:31 -0600

anybody use others?

// George

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