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cvsd.conf(5)                System Manager's Manual               cvsd.conf(5)

       cvsd.conf - configuration file for cvsd.

       The  file  cvsd.conf contains the configuration information for running
       'cvsd' (see cvsd(8) ).  The file contains options, one  on  each  line,
       specifying the workings of cvsd.

       RootJail path
              This specifies the location of the chroot jail cvs should be run
              in.    This   directory   should   be   initialized   with   the
              cvsd-buildroot  script so it contains all the proper directories
              and  binaries.   If  this  option  is   not   present   in   the
              configuration  file  or  a  value  of 'none' (without quotes) is
              specified cvsd will run in the normal filesystem root.

       Uid uid
              This specifies which user id cvs should be run as.  This can  be
              a numerical id or a symbolic value.  If no uid is specified cvsd
              will run under the uid it is started with.

       Gid gid
              This specifies which group id cvs should be run as.  This can be
              a numerical id or a symbolic value.  If no gid is specified cvsd
              will run under the gid it is started with.

       CvsCommand path
              This should be set to the location  where  the  cvs  command  is
              located.  Note that if you set up a RootJail this is relative to
              that directory, but should still start with a '/'.   If  you  do
              not  define  this in the configfile a default of '/bin/cvs' will
              be used if a chroot jail has been configured  and  otherwise  it
              will be set '/usr/bin/cvs'.

       CvsArgs arg...
              Additional  arguments  to  be  passed  to  the  cvs  command, in
              addition to the default ones.  You can pass the -R option to put
              cvs in read-only mode.  Note that not all options can be used in
              pserver mode and error messages are not always very friendly.

       Nice num
              This specifies the nice value (on most systems ranging from  -20
              to  20)  where the smaller the number (more negative) the higher
              the priority.  If no value is specified the nice  level  of  the
              program will not be altered.

       Umask mask
              This  specifies  a  umask  used by the cvs pserver when creating
              files.  Specify as an octal value.  If no value is specified the
              default umask of 027 will be used.

       Limit resource value
              Limits use of a ceritain resource to the cvs process.  Note that
              resource limits will be set on the executed cvs command and  not
              for the daemon.  Resouce may be one of:
                     maixmum filesize of a coredump
                     maximum amount of seconds cputime consumed
                     maximum size of program's data segment
                     maximum size of files created
                     maximum amount of locked memory
                     maximum number of open files (file descriptors)
                     maximam number of processes (per user? max. children?)
                     maximum size of resident memory
                     maximum stack size
                     maximum amount of virtual memory allocated
                     number of threads that the process may create
              Note  that  not  all systems may support all resources specified
              here.  If  no  limits  are  defined  no  extra  limits  will  be
              enforced.   If the system already specified limits for processes
              it may not be possible to broaden the limits.
              A value (resource limit) that is a size can be specified with  a
              suffix  of  'b'  (bytes),  'k'  (1024  bytes)  or 'm' (1024*1024
              bytes), where 'k' is default.
              Plain number values can also have the 'k' and 'm' suffixes,  but
              the default is just the plain number.
              Time  values  can  be  formatted as 'mm:ss' or have a 'm' or 's'
              suffix where 's' is default.

       PidFile file
              This specifies the location the process  id  of  the  daemon  is
              written.   If  no  PidFile  is  specified  the  pid  will not be
              written.  /var/run/cvsd.pid is a good location for a pidfile.

       Listen address port
              This options specifies which  adresses  and  ports  cvsd  should
              listen  on  for  connections.  The address value can be '*' (for
              binding all addresses) or a symbolic (hostname), dotted quad  or
              ipv6  address.   The port value can be a numeric portnumber or a
              well known service ('cvspserver').  This option can be  supplied
              multiple  times.  The address and port fields can be combined in
              the usual  ways  by  seporating  them  with  a  ':'  or  a  '.',
              optionally  surrounding the address part by square brackets ('['
              and ']').
              Some examples:
                  # listen on all interfaces and all protocols on port 2401
                  Listen * 2401
                  # listen on IPv6 port 100
                  Listen :: 100
                  # listen on localhost
                  Listen localhost cvspserver
                  # listen on an ipv6 address
                  Listen [fe80::2a0:d2ff:fea5:e9f5]:2401

       MaxConnections num
              This specifies the maximum number of  connections  that  can  be
              handled  simultaneously.   When  the  value  0  (the default) is
              supplied no limit is used.

       Log scheme/file logvelel
              This option  specifies  the  way  logging  is  done.   As  first
              argument  either none, syslog or a filename beginning with a '/'
              may be specified.  The second argument is optional and specifies
              the loglevel.  The loglevel may be one of: crit, error, warning,
              notice,  info  (default)  or  debug.   All  messages  with   the
              specified  loglevel  and  higher are logged.  This option can be
              supplied multiple times.  If this option is omitted syslog  info
              is assumed.

       Repos path
              This option specifies which repositories can be used.  The value
              is passed as a --allow-root=path parameter  to  cvs.   The  path
              should  be  relative  to the specified RootJail and should start
              with a '/'.  This option can be  supplied  multiple  times,  but
              should be specified at least once.

       /etc/cvsd/cvsd.conf - default location for the configuration file
       /var/run/cvsd.pid  (or other localtion) - the file where the process id
       is saved


       Arthur de Jong <arthurATch.nl>.

Version 1.0.15                     Jun 2008                       cvsd.conf(5)