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Re: Write Permission

From: Noel L Yap
Subject: Re: Write Permission
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2000 08:32:14 -0400

If using canonical Unix groups isn't enough, you can try using file system ACLs
if your file system supports them (man setfacl).  Also read the documentation on
how to use permissions with CVS.


address@hidden on 2000.09.21 17:57:50

To:   address@hidden
cc:   (bcc: Noel L Yap)
Subject:  Re: Write Permission

On Thu, Sep 21, 2000 at 04:56:43PM -0400, address@hidden wrote:
> Group ownership is a really cool idea.  Is the only real good way to do it
> with pserver to write a commitinfo script that checks the user ID against a
> list of acceptable ID's that can update that module?

Have you considered the following:

For each project, there is a separate user id and a separate
group id, e.g.

Project foo: user "foouser" w/ primary group "foogroup"
Project bar: user "baruser" w/ primary group "bargroup"

Then use CVSROOT/passwd to map individual CVS user names
to UNIX user names, e.g.



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