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Re: Users/Groups question

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Users/Groups question
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 13:55:47 -0400 (EDT)

vvor writes:
> Another user is unable to update "unable to create lock". User 2 is a member
> of 'cvs' and his own default group, as well as 'users'. I tried making User
> 2 a member of the User1 default group. still get lock error. Furthermore, I
> don't want User 2 to be a member of User 1 default group, and vice versa.

That indicates that the user does not have write permission in the
directory.  You probably want to make sure that all the repository
directories are owned by the 'cvs' group and have group write
permission.  You might need to set the SGID bit on them (chmod g+s) to
get newly created files and directories to have the same ownership and

-Larry Jones

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