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Re: write lock error?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: write lock error?
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 15:19:28 -0400 (EDT)

Ronald Edward Petty writes:
> cvs commit: failed to create lock directory for
> `/repository/takeme/#cvs.lock): Permission denied
> cvs commit: lock failed - giving up
> I am the user cvs, who is in the group cvs, who owns the CVSROOT which is
> /repository.  The permissions of the CVSROOT is
> drwxrwxr-x    4 cvs   cvs             4096 Aug 15 13:51 repository

That's nice, but the reported permission problem isn't with repository,
it's with repository/takeme -- what are the ownership and permissions on
that directory?  Also, if you have LockDir specified in your
CVSROOT/config file, you need to look under that directory rather than
under $CVSROOT.

-Larry Jones

I stand FIRM in my belief of what's right!  I REFUSE to
compromise my principles! -- Calvin

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