Authenticated CVSup

Bruce M Simpson bms at spc.org
Fri Aug 23 10:51:22 BST 2002


On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 08:30:39AM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> In theory, you could do it by running cvsup over an SSL tunnel, and
> checking the certificates of the server.  But I've never heard of

Well, it seems John Polstra had written support for authentication into
the protocol, but reading the small print, it seems only mirrors and
committers are able to do this at the moment.

> If it comes down to trust of the source code that you're receiving,
[..]

Well, I trust that up to a point :)

BMS




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