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Re: Reserved checkout, differences betwee 1.10.3 and 1.11.1


From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: Reserved checkout, differences betwee 1.10.3 and 1.11.1
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2001 11:11:24 -0400
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On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 04:55:33PM +0200, Fabiano Cattaneo wrote:
> I noticed a difference in the cvs admin -l command, between CVS 1.10.3 and
> 1.11.1
> 
> In 1.10.3, only the user who issued the "lock" command is able to remove the
> lock.
> In 1.11.1, it seems that any user (in the cvsadmin group) is able to remove
> the lock, not only the one who put the lock initially.
> 
> I would like to know which one is the "correct" behaviour. It seems to me
> that it should work as in 1.10.3.

The 1.11.1 behaviour is correct.  This allows you to set up
a group of people who can fix users problems without having
to have root or sudo access on the box that the repository is on.

Consequently you should only put people who are cvs administrators
into the cvsadm group...

donald
> 
> Best regards,
> Fabiano
> 
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