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Subject: Re: Secure a sub-directory in a subdirectory ...
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Howard Zhou writes:
> cvs [commit aborted]: could not open lock file '..../,foo.txt,': Permission
> denied
> If I chmod g+w $CVSROOT/dir, the problem goes away. So it looks to me that
> the lock for commit is always placed in $CVSROOT regardless what LockDir is
> set to.

That's not the (CVS) lock, that's the new file you're trying to commit! 
You have to have write permission in a directory to commit files in it.

-Larry Jones

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