[Cvsnt] Why doesn't permissions work?

Tony Hoyle tmh at nothing-on.tv
Tue Jan 15 22:35:34 GMT 2002

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Rob wrote:

> I have enabled pserver impersonation...  now do I need to setup a passwd
> file? (I'm guessing I only do this when I have to add a user that
> doesn't have an account on the cvs server)  I was trying to avoid this
> (using a passwd file) and just use the login/passwd (and permissions) of
> the account on the server machine.

No passwd file is needed if you're just using the system accounts.

> I have my cvs directory setup so only Administrators have access....
> but when I log in as 'rhd' (rhd is a CVSUser) i can still access the
> repository....

Impersonation does work..  Try putting an explicit 'deny' for rhd in the
repository - ACLs sometimes grant access when you don't intend them to.


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