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Re: CVSROOT/readers not checked by 'tag' operation

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVSROOT/readers not checked by 'tag' operation
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 11:12:04 -0500 (EST)

Austin Lauree writes [in very long lines]:
> I set up anonymous read-only pserver access to my test repository and
> noticed that the 'tag' operation does not verify if a user has
> permission to perform a tag operation (through the readers file in any
> case).

That's a bug that's been fixed in the current development version.

> I've also noticed that rtag operations get logged into the
> CVSROOT/history file where tag operations do not.

That's the way it was designed.  I presume the reason was concern about
the size of the history file (tag would have to make an entry for each
file, rtag only has to make an entry for the module).

-Larry Jones

Yep, we'd probably be dead by now if it wasn't for Twinkies. -- Calvin

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