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Re: Permisions inside $CVSROOT - What's best?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Permisions inside $CVSROOT - What's best?
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 17:05:51 -0500 (EST)

Chris Albertson writes:
> 1) I thought inetd would run cvs as root, At least I told it "root".
> Does cvs change ithe effective user to match the logged in user? 


> 2) What is best practice with CVS?  Should a make a new system level
> account called (say) "cvs", make a put a passwd file inside $CVSROOT
> that makes each logged in user run as cvs.  Or just put users in
> a cvs group?  

Typically, you put CVS users into one or more groups, depending on the
granularity of access control you need.  See the manual:


-Larry Jones

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