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Re: Fwd: Major bug in CVS

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Fwd: Major bug in CVS
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 14:00:40 -0400 (EDT)

pranesh bandi writes:
> CVS directory in working area should not have write permissions for
> Entries, Repository and Root. But practically it is allowing to
> delete, append into these files. If that happens we cannot commit for
> further changes made to the repository.

Yes, if you screw up your environment, it won't work any more.  So don't
do that.  CVS doesn't run with any special permissions, so the files
have to be writable so that *it* can change them.

-Larry Jones

Geez, I gotta have a REASON for everything? -- Calvin

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