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Re: another CVS problem

From: david
Subject: Re: another CVS problem
Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 22:39:16 -0500 (CDT)

> Hi,
> Larry's solution helped me out of the problems .Thanks a lot folks, that 
> really helped.I was able to go to the directories but I'm facing a new 
> problem when I'm checking out files from the repository:
> "cvs server: Updating /DesignDocuments
> cvs server: failed to create lock directory for 
> `/usr/local/cvsrepos/DesignDocuments' 
> (/usr/local/cvsrepos/DesignDocuments/#cvs.lock): Permission denied

This is because you do not have write permissions for that
directory.  I don't know why you wouldn't, and there are several
possibilities.  Are you supposed to have full or read-only access
there?  What access method are you using?  Do you have a real
account on the server machine?  What OS is the server running?
Is the administrator using Unix groups to control access, or

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