CVS Behind Firewall : Update

Posted on Wed 22 November 2006 in Life • 1 min read

Here is one more method to connect to a CVS repository when you’re behind a firewall :

  1. Get the connect.c source file from http://www.taiyo.co.jp/\~gotoh/ssh/connect.c
  2. Compile the connect.c using gcc and put the object file in your path.gcc connect.c -o connectsu -c "cp connect /bin/"
  3. Edit the file \~/.ssh/config and include the following line in it.
    Host *ProxyCommand /bin/connect -4 -S 127.0.0.1:9050 %h %p
  4. Restart tor.
  5. Try checking out code from the remote cvs repo ;)

A nice document which lists some more methods can be found at : https://savannah.gnu.org/maintenance/CvsFromBehindFirewall

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