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RE: File ownership

From: Jim.Hyslop
Subject: RE: File ownership
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2003 09:32:18 -0500

Gagneet Singh [mailto:address@hidden wrote:
> The repository files are marked according to the user who logins into
> the CVS server for making commits. But before that the user has to
> checkout the files in his/her name and then only can he check them in.
> The other way for a user to do this is to use a script to 
> change all his
> local settings and then commit them in another users name.
Not true. You can override the user name used in checkin by specifying the
-d parameter, for example:

cvs -d:pserver:address@hidden:/cvs login
cvs -d:pserver:address@hidden:/cvs commit

It doesn't matter who checked out the code, the CVS log will show my user ID
for that check-in.


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