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Re: [E-devel] Requirements for a mirror of anon CVS

On Tue, 28 Mar 2006 19:02:29 -0500 Kevin Brosius <cobra@compuserve.com> babbled:

> Hawkwind wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > Since the new CVS is up and running, I was wondering if someone that
> > knows all of the exact requirements for a user like myself to run a
> > mirror of anon CVS could post those things for everyone to view and
> > see.
> > 
> > Things like what apps we would need our host to provide us with, if we
> > need root access, how much space it requires and those types of
> > things.  I think this would be very beneficial for anyone like myself
> > who is thinking of possibly doing a mirror of CVS since I have plenty
> > of space and bandwidth on my webhosting package.
> Maybe raster or KainX has some comments on mirror policy, we haven't
> discussed that yet.
> As far as requirements...  Most of the webhosting packages won't support
> a cvs mirror, unless you can get them to install additional applications
> and open the pserver port for cvs.  A VPS with support or root access
> and your own ability to install programs will work.  The viewcvs I
> posted is hosted at rapidvps.com (and could support anon cvs access
> also.)
> You currently need 785M of space for the repository, as in:
> > du -s
> 784996  .
> You need cvs installed, the network port for cvspserver(tcp/2401) open,
> and incoming services (inetd/xinetd) needs to handle incoming cvspserver
> on an attach request.
> There are some other options, but not for direct anon cvs access.  You
> can read about more secure ways to setup anon cvs and other options at:
> http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/Secure-CVS-Pserver.html

we still aren't there yet. we need to set up statistics collection stuff next too....

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