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Re: Permissions on "cvs watch on/off" (Was: Repository know who has che

From: Noel L Yap
Subject: Re: Permissions on "cvs watch on/off" (Was: Repository know who has checkouts?)
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2000 08:53:46 -0400

address@hidden on 2000.10.04 18:41:20
>Noel L Yap wrote:
>> Yes, this would be a problem.  In practice, though, the entire team decides
>> use "cvs watch on" on the entire repository (or at least entire modules) so
>> they may use "cvs edit" to better support inter-team communication.
>It just struck me that watch on/watch off is in exactly the same sort of
>camp that cvs admin is, yes?  So shouldn't it be protected by the
>cvsadmin group?

This is indeed worthy of discussion.

I haven't formed an opinion, yet, but I will say that allowing only cvsadmin to
use "cvs watch on/off" may be more difficult than protecting "cvs admin" since
there are sub-sub-commands to "cvs watch" that normal users should be able to


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