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Re: Don't Laugh

From: address@hidden
Subject: Re: Don't Laugh
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:28:26 -0700
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On Sep 28, 3:06 pm, Todd Denniston <address@hidden>
> address@hidden wrote, On 09/28/2007 12:52 PM:
> > Let me rephrase that.  How do I set up the permissions so that the new
> > files and directories added by all the users in the group
> > will be owned by the cvs userid?
> > Aaron Hirshberg
> You don't need (or even really want) to set the user id.
> What you want to make sure is being set and propagated correctly is the group
> id on the files and directories[1].  With Linux servers that for me[2]
> generally means running:
> chown :projgroup myrepodir/
> chmod g+rws myrepodir
> when you start a new project, or if you are doing it late
> chown --recursive :projgroup myrepodir/
> chmod --recursive g+r myrepodir
> chmod g+rws myrepodir
> find myrepodir -type d|xargs chmod g+rws
> Assuming I have recalled correctly.
> This also assumes that your "cvs" user is in a Unix group with all the rest of
> your developers, and if you are not using pserver you don't even need that cvs
> user.
> [1] see the first paragraph 
> of
> [2]
> Hope this helps
> --
> Todd Denniston
> Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane)
> Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

Thank you sir.  The words I wanted to here were
> You don't need (or even really want) to set the user id.
The group stuff has already been taken care of.

Aaron Hirshberg

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