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Re: Problem with user group on linux cvs server

From: Riechers, Matthew W
Subject: Re: Problem with user group on linux cvs server
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 11:05:42 -0500

Matt Riechers wrote:
> address@hidden wrote:
> >
> > I have CVS server 1.11.1 p1 with pserver.
> CVS 1.11.5 adds a major server-side security fix; you should upgrade.
> > How can I configure CVS to permit user to create new file with the
> > projet associated group instead of the user default group ?
> On the server, run 'chmod -R g+s YOUR_DIR'. This will "turn on" the
> set-group-ID bit so new files will be created with the same group of its
> parent directory.

Oops. You shouldn't do this to every file; only on directories. Check
the archives of this list for a more complete discussion. The following
link gives a good description:


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