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Re: Problems after moving CVS repository.. HELP

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Problems after moving CVS repository.. HELP
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 14:13:03 -0500 (EST)

address@hidden writes:
> cvs checkout: warning: cannot write to history file
> /aacustom/cvs/CVSROOT/history: Permission denied

The history file permission should be set so that it's writable by all
CVS users.

> I'm almost certain security remained the same. Somehow we were able to
> check in and out without having write access to these directories...

Did you change CVS executables?  If so, then perhaps the old executable
was running set UID or set GID.  Another possibility is that there were
ACLs on the old repository files that were granting permissions but
didn't get copied to the new location.

> I don't want to be able to do the following as any old user:

I suggest you study the section of the manual on permissions:


-Larry Jones

I hope Mom and Dad didn't rent out my room. -- Calvin

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