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would it be nice if jCVS can talk ssl?

i set up cvs in :pserver: mode fired up by xinetd
with a stunnel wrapper on top of it.

to support ssl natively requires a lousy two lines change in file
somewhere around line #3422 with this:

this.socket =
(request.getHostName(), request.getPort());

add imports like this:
import java.security.*;
import javax.net.ssl.*;

it would be nice if some config checkbox can be added too, to let jCVS talk
either via SSLSocket, or the current plain Socket.

I think everybody would like to see this kind of change in the next



Joined: 05/06/2004 18:09:23
Messages: 367
Location: Bangkok

Hi Michael,

This is the first time I have heard of this approach to securing the comms. Most
folks use the ssh method. I will definitely consider the addition of this
capability, if it does not complicate things too much. I would like to know if
others are interested in this capability.
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