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Re: File permissions

From: Matt Riechers
Subject: Re: File permissions
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2001 14:47:48 -0400

Tobias Brox wrote:
> Another issue about file permissions ... I'd like to keep most of /etc in
> cvs.  Unfortunately, this includes some few secret files.  Checking them in
> leaves the ,v-files world-readable.  I think it could be wise to let cvs
> check for restricted readability of files, and store the ,v-files with the
> same permission and ownership as the original files.  Well.  I guess I could
> solve the problem by just leaving the CVSROOT unreadable for anyone else
> than the system administrator.  Comments?

On the same thought, you could also create a seperate repository just for admin
files, readable only by root.


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