[cvsnt] Re: Branch permissions

Jeffrey S. Nelson jnelson at covansys.com
Mon Sep 23 18:43:11 BST 2002

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When I try and use the cvs chacl command I get an unknown command error out
of CVS.  Any ideals?


"Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> wrote in message
news:3d8f1a0c.7469109 at news.cvsnt.org...
> On Mon, 23 Sep 2002 09:40:51 -0400, "Jeffrey S. Nelson"
> <jnelson at covansys.com> wrote:
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> >I found a reference to setting branch level access, however I don't seem
> >to be able to find a detailed description of doing this.
> >
> >I am trying to set permissions at certain branches so that only limited =
> >users can update the branch.  I would also like to set permissions on =
> >the HEAD stream so that limited users can have write access. =20
> >
> >Has anyone done anything like this?  If so do you have an example?
> >
> Something like this should work (as a repository administrator, so you
> don't lock yourself out):
> Lock down 'mybranch' so that only user1 and user2 have read/write
> access to it:
> cvs chacl -R -r mybranch user1:rwc
> cvs chacl -R -r mybranch user2:rwc
> cvs chacl -R -r mybranch default:n
> Lock down HEAD so only certain users can write, others
> can read:
> cvs chacl -R user3:rwc
> cvs chacl -R user4:rwc
> cvs chacl -R default:r
> Tony

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