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RE: Website development

From: Atkinson, Chip
Subject: RE: Website development
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 14:09:40 -0700

Thanks for the response. Yes, the directories and files in the repository
are indeed readable by the group and all of us are in the same group.  The
problem is that my co worker can't check things in as himself.  

It appears that CVSROOT doesn't have any effect over what user is used
during a cvs login.  Thus, even if my CVSROOT is set to
and I type in cvs login from the W2K command line (cygwin bash shell) I get 

(Logging in to address@hidden)
CVS password:
If I change the CVS/Root file to have my coworker's name in it then I get 
(Logging in to address@hidden)
CVS password:


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul D. Smith [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2001 1:38 PM
> To: Atkinson, Chip
> Cc: 'address@hidden'
> Subject: Re: Website development
> You want to use UNIX group permissions.
> Change the entire repository (including CVSROOT) to be owned 
> by the same
> group.  Then change everything to have group write access.
> Then make sure that everyone you want to be able to access the
> repository is a member of that group (no one you don't want to give
> privileges is a member).
> -- 
> --------------------------------------------------------------
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>  Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>    HASMAT--HA 
> Software Methods & Tools
>  "Please remain calm...I may be mad, but I am a 
> professional." --Mad Scientist
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