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cvsd(8) 						      System Manager's Manual							   cvsd(8)

cvsd - chroot wrapper to run 'cvs pserver' more securely. SYNOPSIS
cvsd [options] DESCRIPTION
cvsd is a wrapper program for cvs in pserver mode. it will run 'cvs pserver' under a special uid/gid in a chroot jail. cvsd is run as a daemon and is controlled through a configuration file (see cvsd.conf(5) ). It is relatively easy to configure and tools are provided for easily setting up a chroot jail (see cvsd-buildroot(8) ) and managing repositories (see cvsd-passwd(8) ). See the README for more information and details to setting up a chroot jail and repositories. OPTIONS
cvsd accepts the following options: -f, --config=FILE Use FILE as configfile (default is /etc/cvsd/cvsd.conf). -d, --debug Enable debugging mode. cvsd will not put itself in the background and sends verbose debugging info to stderr. Otherwise cvsd handles connections as usual. This option is for debugging purposes only. --help Display short help and exit. -V, --version Output version information and exit. SEE ALSO
cvsd.conf(5) cvsd-buildroot(8) cvsd-passwd(8) FILES
/etc/cvsd/cvsd.conf - the configuration file (see cvsd.conf(5) ) AUTHOR
Arthur de Jong <>. Version 1.0.24 Jun 2012 cvsd(8)

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cvsd-passwd(8)						      System Manager's Manual						    cvsd-passwd(8)

cvsd-passwd - generate password entries for repositories SYNOPSIS
cvsd-passwd REPOS [+|-]NAME... DESCRIPTION
cvsd-passwd adds, updates or deletes users from repository passwd files for use with cvsd. OPTIONS
REPOS Specify the directory in which the repository is located. This argument can be the top of the repository, the CVSROOT directory or even the passwd file in the CVSROOT directory. [+]USER[:SUSER] Add or update the user to the CVSROOT/passwd file. If the user does not exist a password for the user is asked and the user is added for use with cvsd. If the user already exists a password for is asked and the password field is modified. The :SUSER part can be user to change or set mapping to a system user. If you do not specify anything, a reasonable default is used based upon your cvsd configuration. If you don't want to map the user to any specified system user you can specify an empty SUSER and use 'USER:'. -USER Remove the user from the CVSROOT/passwd file. EXAMPLES
Add an anoncvs user to access the given repository: cvsd-passwd /var/lib/cvsd/myrepos +anoncvs If the user already exists, change the password. Remove a user from the repository passwd list: cvsd-passwd /var/lib/cvsd/myrepos -foo Add a user and specify that cvs should remap this user to the joe system user: cvsd-passwd /var/lib/cvsd/myrepos joecvs:joe Note that the user joe should be known in the system passwd file and that cvsd should be run as root or user joe for this to work. SEE ALSO
cvsd(8) AUTHOR
Arthur de Jong <>. Version 1.0.24 Jun 2012 cvsd-passwd(8)
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