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Re: CVS administrative files

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: CVS administrative files
Date: Fri, 02 Mar 2001 09:44:46 -0500

irina sturm wrote:

>         - What should I do with the CVSROOT/*
>         files? As people may need to create
>         their own aliases, or whatever other
>         modifications to do on them, I decide
>         to leave them on free access to everybody.
>         I don't know what the impact of this
>         would be. Should only the manager access
>         them?

How often do they need to access them (can you handle the
requests)?  Are there security concerns with others changing the passwd
file to grant themselves root privledges?  If there are no security
concerns, you can always back out errors in the admin files...

>         the names of their branches; and also for every
>         commit they will need to do "cvs update -A",
>         and to commit on the main trunk, which is prevented.

'cvs update -A -jstart_tag -jend_tag' is the usual bit.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
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