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Re: cannot create_adm_p

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cannot create_adm_p
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2001 19:32:51 -0400 (EDT)

Stephen Morley writes:
> I'm installing cvs on a new server and want to start using pserver. I'm
> getting the following error when I try to use any cvs command:
> ~/test
> [13:34:47]$cvs checkout shared-tcl
> cannot create_adm_p /tmp/cvs-serv25355/shared-tcl
> Permission denied
> I have cvs running setuid and owned by root so I don't know why it would get
> Permission denied and anyway /tmp is globally writtable.

CVS only runs as root long enough to validate the username and password
sent by the client; as soon as it's done that, it changes user to run as
the client user.  What are the ownership and permissions of the
directory in the error message?

-Larry Jones

I'm so disappointed. -- Calvin

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