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Re: Users in CVS

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Users in CVS
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 11:02:20 -0400 (EDT)

Jitender Singh Bhatia writes:
> # cvs -d /usr/local/mycvsrepo commit
> cvs [commit aborted]: cannot commit files as 'root'            

When committing a permanent change, CVS makes a log entry of who
committed the change.  If you are committing the change logged in as
"root" (not under "su" or other root-priv giving program), CVS cannot
determine who is actually making the change.  As such, by default, CVS
disallows changes to be committed by users logged in as "root".

> $cvs
> Cannot execute cvs
> I have checked cvs binary has execute permission for all.

There's another cvs earlier in your path that is not executable.

> How are different users treated by CVS ? 
> Do i have to create a unix users one for each person who will be using cvs ?

You don't have to, but that's the usual recommendation.

-Larry Jones

Oh yeah?  You just wait! -- Calvin

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