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Re: cvs init/dir & file owner problems

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvs init/dir & file owner problems
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 12:44:54 -0500 (EST)

Ezequiel Valenzuela writes:
> When I tried to add a directory as a user, the direcory is created
> username:users (a default group for other purposes). This, of course, is
> not what I expected. The documentation says something about directory
> permissions to be the same as its parent's when created. This is not
> what is happening now.

That's the way BSD Unix works, but AT&T Unix (which is the model on
which Linux is based) works differently.  If you set the SGID bit on the
repository directories (chmod g+s), then it will behave as expected.

-Larry Jones

I always have to help Dad establish the proper context. -- Calvin

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