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RE: access rights to branches

From: Chuck . Irvine
Subject: RE: access rights to branches
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2000 08:46:15 -0600

When might the patch referred to below make it into a future CVS
release? Thanks

Chuck Irvine

-----Original Message-----
From: chris.cameron [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 1:58 PM
To: ljnelson; smazur
Cc: info-cvs
Subject: RE: access rights to branches

On Wednesday, November 01, 2000 1:43 AM, Laird Nelson 
[SMTP:address@hidden wrote:
> Shem Mazur wrote:
> > I have a CVS user who continues to checkout modules or update files 
> > the wrong branches.  Can I restrict her ability to update from
> > particular branches or main trunk?
> What the various other replies were trying (somewhat unhelpfully :-))
> tell you is no, not with CVS out of the box.  With its commitinfo
> mechanism you can't get access to either (a) the new revision number
> prior to the commit taking place (a feature that sure would be nice to
> have) or (b) whether or not the user supplied a -r switch to the
> command.  If you could get either (a) or (b) then you could reliably
> block commits onto a branch.

There was a patch posted to this group a while ago, to add revision 
information to the rest of the information passed to commitinfo.  Check
the following at for more details:

These both seem to be pointers to the same patch, but I haven't
this.  This patch will require changes to all your commitinfo scripts.

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