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Re: CVS Permissions

From: Pierre Asselin
Subject: Re: CVS Permissions
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 00:36:55 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: tin/1.6.1-20030810 ("Mingulay") (UNIX) (NetBSD/1.5.4_ALPHA (i386))

Gaurav Vaish <address@hidden> wrote:

>   I am using pserver to connect and more often than not, I get the
> error - "Unable to create #cvs.lock, Permission denied".

>   The reason is that a module or a subdirectory thereof will be
> created by the permission set of the permission who created it. Though
> the directory permissions are 775 and all the users are in the group
> "cvs", but still the problem persists.

I'm lost.  775 is the correct permission.  Are you saying all the
directories have that permission and you still have problems ?

If subdirectories are being created with more restrictive permissions,
it means that you forgot to turn on the setgid bit in their
parent's permissions.

pa at panix dot com

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