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Re: setgid failed: Operation not permitted

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: setgid failed: Operation not permitted
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 00:29:07 -0500 (EST)

Ed Swierk writes:
> A few users are getting a "setgid failed: Operation not permitted" error, 
> but only when accessing the repository via SSH port forwarding (ssh -L 
> 2401:cvs:2401, with CVSROOT=:pserver:address@hidden:/cvs).  Everything 
> works when accessing the repository directly (with 
> CVSROOT=:pserver:address@hidden:/cvs).

A setgid() failure implies that the CVS server isn't running as root.

-Larry Jones

Start tying the sheets together.  We'll go out the window. -- Calvin

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