[ECOS] CVS access via SSH

Andrew Lunn andrew@lunn.ch
Tue Jan 20 12:38:00 GMT 2004


On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 09:17:19AM +0000, eibach@gdsys.de wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I found various postings concerning this topic, e.g.
> 
> http://sources.redhat.com/ml/ecos-discuss/2003-09/msg00397.html
> http://sources.redhat.com/ml/ecos-discuss/2002-03/msg00330.html
> 
> When I try to acces ecos.sourceware.org via ssh, I am prompted for
>  username and password, which I don't know.
> 
> There seems to be a way to access the repository via ssh, can
> anybody give me some details?

As far as i know, there is no way to do this directly. 

What i think is happening in the first message you reference is that
Grant probably has a machine on the outside of the firewall which can
do pserver to ecos.sourceware.org. He is using ssh to make a tunnel
between the local machine and the machine outside the firewall. That
machine automatically forwards all traffic in the tunnel to
ecos.sourceware.org. Take a look at the man page for ssh, -L and -R.

      Andrew

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