cvs commit: src/contrib/cvs/src server.c
scottl at freebsd.org
Mon Jan 26 07:55:30 PST 2004
Jacques A. Vidrine wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2004 at 04:41:23PM -0800, Alfred Perlstein wrote:
>>* Jacques A. Vidrine <nectar at FreeBSD.org> [040125 16:09] wrote:
>>>On Sun, Jan 25, 2004 at 04:08:38PM -0800, Jacques A. Vidrine wrote:
>>>>nectar 2004/01/25 16:08:38 PST
>>>> FreeBSD src repository
>>>> Modified files: (Branch: RELENG_5_2)
>>>> contrib/cvs/src server.c
>>>> MFC 18.104.22.168: Do not allow pserver to be run as root.
>>>This was also `Approved by: re'.
>>Nice of us to break something that used to work without a deprication/warning
> Running pserver as root was already a broken configuration. This just
> makes it more obvious. :-)
> Seriously, if we were talking about 4.x I might have more sympathy,
> but I believe this is an appropriate behavior to change in a 5.x
> Apparently the CVS developers also felt this was an appropriate change
> for minor point release.
> Finally, there was overwhelming support for this change: over the past
> month I've received several requests for it; and RE received several
> requests to incorporate the change in 5.2.1.
>>Note: this is what my earlier mail was about.
> I haven't seen an earlier mail on this subject from you... I guess I
> could have missed it?
I guess this means that an UPDATING entry is in order, along with some
special words in the release notes. Bruce?
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