[cvsnt] cvsnt 57g under Redhat 7.1 - some problems

Tony Hoyle tmh at nothing-on.tv
Tue Aug 27 21:14:43 BST 2002

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Gerhard Stegemann wrote:
> I have installed the scripts (cvslog, cvsprep) in the CVSROOT
> directory of repository, which didn't cause any problems.
> But every time something is committed into the repositories
> CVSROOT the execution permissions are removed by cvsnt.
> Is this expected? Or is there a configuration parameter to
> avoid this.

There was perserve permissions on CVS once - most of the code is still 
there (commented out) in the source.  It was disabled in Unix CVS  ages 
ago because it is apparently dangerous.  I'm looking at rewriting 
something for cvsnt to do basic permission preservation (difficult 
because the old code was extremely unix specific and I can't use much of 


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