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Re: Is something wrong with CVS server?
H.J. Lu wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 7:30 AM, H.J. Lu <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 7:25 AM, Nick Clifton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Hi H.J.
>>>> bash-3.2$ cvs -z 3 -d :pserver:email@example.com:/cvs/src co gdb
>>>> cvs [checkout aborted]: reading from server: Connection reset by peer
>>> This is probably related to the recent security problem that has been
>>> affecting some public systems. Please try accessing the CVs server again -
>>> it is definitely working for me. If you still have problems, then ping the
>>> overseers list.
>> It still doesn't work for me. Did you use "-d
> "-d :ext:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvs/src" works. But "-d
> doesn't work.
Some stupid web crawler ignored robots.txt and started crawling through CGI
script output. This sent sourceware's load through the roof, and when the
load exceeds a certain level, anonymous connections are suspended.
The relevant IP has been blocked and the load is now sane again.
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