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Re: CVSROOT problem

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: CVSROOT problem
Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2000 13:28:00 -0400

Laird Nelson wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rafal Kedziorski" <address@hidden>
> > I want to lock the access to CVSROOT for users. Only the admin of the
> > repository should change it. How do I make that?
> If you just want to prevent people from modifying certain files, you can
> use your filesystem's read/write bits.  Just make sure that the files in
> the CVSROOT module on the repository machine are chgrp'ed to a group
> that only admins can be part of, and then make them group writeable.

You probably need to change the permissions on CVSROOT too.  The problems
is something like a user with write permissions to the directory can
chmod./chown files they don't own in the directory or at least delete them
and create them anew.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
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