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On Fri, 07 Dec 2001 20:31:27 +0000, Mike_Stopper wrote: > > It appears that Corey Minyard's site with these docs is a victim of the > @Home debacle. Does anyone have these docs or can explain how the ACL > mechanism in CVSNT works? > At the moment the best documentation is the cvs help system (cvs -H chacl)... I've changed some of the semantics & added branch tags. Basically: ACLs are per-directory. Each directory has a set of ACL lines which can define access to a particular user/branch. There is a special entry 'default' which is used whenever there is no other applicable entry. Permissions are: r - read/checkout w - write/checkin c - create/add (should this be changed to 'a'?) n - no access You need 'r' access on all parent directories before any permissions are granted (I could possibly add another permission here for this... 'l' for list?). You can lock an entire branch by saying 'cvs chacl -R -r foo default:r', then add the users who have permission to commit to it. If you want to disable access to a branch altogether there is no need alter the permissions of the subdirectories, so 'cvs chacl -r foo default:n' is enough. Users listed in the CVSROOT/admin file always have access to all directories (again, I may change this as technically they only need the permission to change the ACLs on all directories.... NTFS does it this way). ACLs can only be changed by the directory owner (if it has one - set by cvs chown) or an admin user. To delete an ACL just specify no permissions for it - 'cvs chacl foo:' This is how I expect everything to work... In the (quite likely) event it doesn't work properly tell me what's wrong and I'll fix it for the next beta. Tony _______________________________________________ Cvsnt mailing list Cvsnt at cvsnt.org http://www.cvsnt.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/cvsnt https://www.march-hare.com/cvspro/en.asp#downcvs