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authorFrank Lichtenheld <>2007-03-19 15:55:59 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2007-03-22 08:26:26 (GMT)
commitd55820ced668477e07be7d9488c7965906a61b54 (patch)
treece39d9725a6aae91d7c97501f8e54c5d6c9c28ad /Documentation/git-cvsserver.txt
parent92a39a14d00fdfe6868bacf86cbf933a2cc6be93 (diff)
cvsserver: Allow to override the configuration per access method
Allow to override the gitcvs.enabled and gitcvs.logfile configuration variables for each access method (i.e. "ext" or "pserver") in the form gitcvs.<method>.<var> Signed-off-by: Frank Lichtenheld <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -68,6 +68,18 @@ Note: you need to ensure each user that is going to invoke git-cvsserver has
write access to the log file and to the git repository. When offering anon
access via pserver, this means that the nobody user should have write access
to at least the sqlite database at the root of the repository.
+Both configuration variables can also be overriden for a specific method of
+access. Valid method names are "ext" (for SSH access) and "pserver". The
+following example configuration would disable pserver access while still
+allowing access over SSH.
+ [gitcvs]
+ enabled=0
+ [gitcvs "ext"]
+ enabled=1
3. On the client machine you need to set the following variables.
CVSROOT should be set as per normal, but the directory should point at the