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Re: Protect CVSROOT tree

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: Protect CVSROOT tree
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 10:02:02 -0500

I find using standard filesystem permissions works best.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
mailto:address@hidden     OpenAvenue ( )
Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just selective about who its friends are!

Howard Zhou wrote:

> Hi, CVS users,
> CVSROOT directory tree is protect by a group permission. However this is not
> good enough since everybody in the group can go there and make change
> directly in the CVS repository.
> If you take off the group permission, then you have to figure out a way to
> make change via setuid program. However, cvs seems to ignore effective
> setuid.
> Therefore I'd like to know if there is any appropriate way to protect the
> CVSROOT repository from being modified besides the owner of the CVSROOT.
> Thanks in advance.
> Howard

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