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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 <> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 7:25 AM, Nick Clifton <> wrote:
>>> Hi H.J.
>>>> bash-3.2$ cvs -z 3 -d 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" 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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