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cvsd-buildroot(8)	    System Manager's Manual	     cvsd-buildroot(8)

NAME
       cvsd-buildroot -	create a chrooted directory structure for use in cvsd.

SYNOPSIS
       cvsd-buildroot DIRECTORY

DESCRIPTION
       cvsd-buildroot  creates and populates a directory that can be used as a
       chroot jail for running cvsd (see cvsd(8) ) in.

       This script should be run as  the  root	user  since  the  creation  of
       devices and the changing	of ownership and permissions require this.

       The script gives	warnings about files that it's not expecting.

       cvsd-buildroot creates the following directory structure:

       /bin   This directory is	populated with the cvs binary that is found on
	      the system.

       /lib   This directory is	populated with	all  the  libraries  that  are
	      required	for  running programs in the /bin directory as well as
	      some predefined required	libraries  that	 are  present  on  the
	      system.

       /dev   Here null	and zero devices are created.

       /etc   In  this	directory  a  passwd  file is created that is used for
	      matching user id's with usernames. The root and  cvsd  user  are
	      added to this file if they're not	there yet.  The	passwd file is
	      checked for consistency with the system /etc/passwd  to  prevent
	      mistakes.	   The	passwd	file  is  also	populated  with	 users
	      referenced in the	repository directories.	 Note that no password
	      data  from  /etc/passwd  or  any	other  file  is	 stored	in the
	      generated	passwd file, all password entries are set to `x'.

       /usr   Here symbolic links are placed to	/bin and /lib for some	common
	      library  and  binary  directories	 found on the system.  This is
	      done for systems that have hard-coded paths for libraries.

       /libexec	and /usr/libexec
	      Symbolic links for these directories are	created	 if  they  are
	      present on the system.

       /tmp   This directory is	cleaned	out on systems that have tmpreaper.

       After  the  directories	are created and	populated ownership and	rights
       are set to a reasonable value (root:root,umask=022).

OPTIONS
       cvsd-buildroot takes one	argument, namely  a  directory	in  which  the
       chroot  jail will be created. The directory should be specified with an
       absolute	path.

NOTES
       Creating	a chroot environment is	a terribly non-portable	 thing	to  do
       and  therefore  you  may	experience problems with missing libraries and
       system files.  For more information see the FAQ and the README.	If you
       have   to   install   libraries	or  perform  actions  not  covered  by
       cvsd-buildroot	 please	   report    your    findings	 to	<cvsd-
       users@lists.arthurdejong.org>.

       Rerunning  cvsd-buildroot  after	 you  have  created your repository is
       advised since the repositories are checked for references  to  userid's
       and lockfile directories.

SEE ALSO
       cvsd(8)
       README
       FAQ

AUTHOR
       Arthur de Jong <arthur@arthurdejong.org>.

Version	1.0.24			   Jun 2012		     cvsd-buildroot(8)

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