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Re: Repository know who has checkouts?

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: Repository know who has checkouts?
Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2000 14:35:39 -0400

Laird Nelson wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Derek R. Price" <address@hidden>
> > If you have your granularity such that you don't want
> > 'watch on' inherited from $CVSROOT, you have to type 'cvs watch on'
> once
> > at the toplevel of the new module (where module=directory in the
> simlest
> > case) and everything below will have watch on from then on.
> Until some other user came along and typed cvs watch off.  I'm just
> looking for a sensible way to protect who can turn watches on and off.
> Right now it can't be protected at all.

Noel's config file solution (perhaps with Watch=off & Watch=dynamic
extensions) might be the happy medium then, but enabling restriction of
the watch on/off commands to particular users seems the most robust.

Note that I'm not offering to implement anything either.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
mailto:address@hidden     OpenAvenue ( )
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