How to get a CVS server working on sarge

If you've installed the default cvs package on Debian sarge, but chose not to configure it as a CVS server, you've got problems when you want to correct that. So far I've followed these steps:

    <li>Remove and reinstall cvs package. Didn't help.</li>
    <li>Create a cvs user</li>
    <li>Change ownership of /var/lib/cvs to cvs user</li>
    <li>Add <br><code>2401    stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/bin/cvs cvs --allow-root=/var/lib/cvs pserver</code><br> to /etc/inetd.conf</li>

Hmm, nothing I tried worked. I just found another machine with no prior CVS install and made it work there.


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