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Re: Help Required in CVS

From: Todd Denniston
Subject: Re: Help Required in CVS
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2005 08:49:12 -0500

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> 1) I have migrated my cvs server to new box which is fedora core 3.
> I've copied all the modules as it is to new box.
> Now, I've setup several access control on modules.
> The problem is, I want to setup setgid bit on one module 
> including all of its sub-directories (only).
> But if I use -R option it also applies setgid bit on all 
> files . I know it'll not make any sense for files.
> But it's not possible for me to apply it on each and 
> every sub directory as it's a big tree and having 
> around 200 subdirectories.
> Please tell me how can apply setgid to directories only?

instead of using chmod/chown -R, I use find+xargs
`cd repo; find . -type d|xargs chmod g+swr`

BTW if this was not something you just started doing, tar could have
preserved the permissions you had on the repo in the past if you gave it the
`-p` option while untaring.

Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) 
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

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