[cvsnt] linux client problem

Glen Starrett grstarrett at cox.net
Tue Jan 6 04:42:53 GMT 2004

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> Here is the problem:
> Recently we added a few linux boxes which will also be used as cvs
> clients. Since sspi is not supported in linux, we tried using ssh as
> auth method for our linux clients. The problem is, ssh does 
> not include
> domain information thus the linux boxes does not have write permission
> to the repository. Temporarily, we have given 'everybody' 
> read access to
> all folders so the linux boxes can checkout modules. But when 
> we try to
> commit, the linux boxes fails.

I believe Tony recently added rudamentary SSPI support to the *nix client.
Have you tried installing and using CVSNT on those other machines?  I don't
know if gCVS can use CVSNT, but I couldn't think why it wouldn't unless it's
an embedded client it's using (it's certainly worth a shot).

Glen Starrett

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