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Re: Tagging files

From: david
Subject: Re: Tagging files
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2003 13:13:08 -0600 (CST)

> Hi all,
>       AFAIK In CVS all users's log entries goes to history files in
> CVSROOT but I want that although users can add to history but they should
> not be able to tag the files as in my case All the users are able to tag the
> files but I need Admin can tag the code and other Admin stuff like Branching
> etc as well and not all users
The logging is usually done by the default loginfo functionality.
I don't believe the log entries go into the history file.  (It isn't
in mine.)  

Why don't you look into taginfo?  You can check who is doing the
tags and abort the tag if it isn't authorized.
> P.S.: If i make the history file read only then users can't log history to
> history file.
Exactly what is this going to accomplish?

If you want to prevent the history from being logged, then (a)
remove any file named "history" from CVSROOT and (b) check all the
*info files in CVSROOT to make sure they aren't logging anything.

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