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Re: cvs server: failed to create lock directory for `/var/lib/cvs/foo'
Re: cvs server: failed to create lock directory for `/var/lib/cvs/foo' (/var/lib/cvs/foo/#cvs.lock): Permission denied
Tue, 24 Apr 2001 17:05:08 -0400
What are the read/write permissions on those folders/directories. I
notice you are running pserver. CVS actually wants to use the
permission of the user who logs in, not root. Maybe you need to revisit
your permissions. Perhaps changing the group to users and making them
-- David F.
> Also on other requests I get different Permissions denied messages. The
> directories and files in /var/lib/cvs (and this directory itself) belongs to
> root.root and cvs is in my inetd.conf as
> cvspserver stream tcp nowait.400 root /usr/sbin/tcpd
> So.. what could I be doing wrong?
> cvs checkout -P foo (in directory D:\CVS)
> cvs server: Updating foo
> cvs server: failed to create lock directory for `/var/lib/cvs/foo'
> (/var/lib/cvs/foo/#cvs.lock): Permission denied
> cvs server: failed to obtain dir lock in repository `/var/lib/cvs/foo'
> cvs [server aborted]: read lock failed - giving up