[Cvsnt] Securiting the CVSROOT

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Wed Jul 31 07:34:24 BST 2002

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For readonly access to CVS you need to create a 'LockDir' directory,
preferably 'cvslocks' below the cvstemp directory and set the
CVSROOT/config option as follows:
(Of course assuming that the temp dir is in c:/cvstemp)


On Wed, 31 Jul 2002 00:32:34 +0000 (UTC), esumerfd at spam.poboxes.com
("Edward Sumerfield") wrote:

>I am publishing my CVSNT root out to the web using the jcvslet servlet. I
>would like to make the servlet login to CVS using an NT user id that only
>has read access to the cvsroot tree.
>When I restrict the disk in this fashion I get an authentication error
>claiming no access to cvsroot/CVSROOT/config. I have tried giving the NT
>user read and write to this file with no success.
>The only other config was to make sure that the NT user had modify to the
>cvstemp dir that the server was configured with.
>Any ideas?
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