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Re: SV: file access

From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: SV: file access
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2001 15:13:20 -0500
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Ways to get around this:

1)  Before you edit and checkin a file do a newgrp admin.  This will
change your group to the correct thing.


2)  Make directories in the repository setgid to the correct group.  This
should force all files in the directory to have the correct group.


On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 09:06:29PM +0100, address@hidden wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but if my default group is developers. But I am
> also a member of the group admin. If I checkout and edit a file that belongs
> to the group admin and check the file in to the repository again. The file
> will not longer belong to the group admin but instead to my default group
> developers. Is this correct behavior or is something very wrong??
> -Thomas
> -----Opprinnelig melding-----
> Fra: Donald Sharp [mailto:address@hidden
> Sendt: 10. januar 2001 19:38
> Til: Largent, Jim
> Kopi: 'address@hidden'
> Emne: Re: file access
> If you would read the documentation it clearly states the reasons why 
> you don't add users to files for write access. 
> Using groups is a good way to prevent write access on a per directory
> basis, and I don't see why it wouldn't apply here.
> donald
> On Wed, Jan 10, 2001 at 01:26:24PM -0500, Largent, Jim wrote:
> > I'm well versed in RCS but new to CVS.  In RCS, you can add users to files
> > for write access.  Why isn't this available in CVS?  Is there a simple way
> > to block write access?  All developers on the Unix box are in the same
> > group, but there are different projects going on so using Unix groups is
> not
> > practical.  There's no need to block read access, just want to make sure
> > that there is no inadvertent modifications going on.  Any thoughts?
> > 
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