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Re: CVS permission problem

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS permission problem
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2001 17:07:42 -0400 (EDT)

Ilougino Rocha writes:
> I have a cvs repository on a netware server which is used through a linux
> cvs server.  The repository is mounted using ncp and forces the file owner
> to 'root' and the group to be 'programmers'.  All files and directorys a
> give read and write access.  My problem is that none root users cannot
> commit changes because of the following error.
> cvs [server aborted]: cannot change mode for
> /hai_cvsroot/hfc/gtest/,harglist.cpp,: Operation not permitted
> all users are members of the 'programmers' group.  Is there anything i
> could do about this?

Don't force the file owner to "root", let it be the actual user.

-Larry Jones

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