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Re: gid setting and permissions

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: gid setting and permissions
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2001 10:19:31 -0500 (EST)

Mick writes:
> We have two users, let's say they are named user1 and
> user2.  Their gid is 'user1' and 'user2' respectively.
>  They also both belong to 'cvs' gid. 
> When user1 imports a module into the repository, it
> seems that it is stored with user1:user1 ownership in
> the repository.  Now the problem is that when user2
> wants to checkout that module, he/she gets the
> following error.

You probably need to set the set-group-id (SGID) bit on the directories
in your repository (chmod g+s) -- that usually makes newly-created files
and directories get their gid from the parent directory instead of from
the creating process on systems where that doesn't happen by default.

-Larry Jones

Don't you hate it when your boogers freeze? -- Calvin

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