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Re: A Permission Problem

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: A Permission Problem
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 14:04:20 -0500 (EST)

Scott Holmes writes:
> address@hidden> cvs -d :pserver:address@hidden:/home/amsdesk/cvsroot checkout 
> V4
> cvs server: cannot open /root/.cvsignore: Permission denied
> cvs [server aborted]: can't chdir(/root): Permission denied

Either you don't have -f on the pserver command line in /etc/inetd.conf
(or equivalent) or your pserver has $HOME set in its environment (which
it shouldn't, probably because inetd has it set in *its* environment,
which it shouldn't).  See the archives of this list:

if you need more info or help.  This is *THE* most frequently asked FAQ.

-Larry Jones

Philistines. -- Calvin

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