[cvsnt] Re: Getting Started

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Wed Jan 15 10:07:28 GMT 2003

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>I then managed to install WinCVS on my laptop, and got it working initially
>using the pserver protocol to connect to the cvsnt server. I then changed
>over to the SSPI protocol and after a LOT of headscratching managed to get
>things initially working OK with it as well. But my question is this- In
>order for WinCVS to work from my laptop, I had to add the group "Everyone"
>for all the files and folders in the repository. (I grant all file
>permissions for this group as well) No other user or groups seem to work...
>I tried to create a "cvsusers" group and added my login user name to it, on
>the desktop. I then added the "cvsusers"  group to all the repository files
>(again with all file permissions granted), and remove the "Everyone" group .
>But then WinCVS fails on every command it sends in. For example -
cvs does its initial access to the repository as LocalSystem, so you
need to grant access to the system user for the CVSROOT and
CVSROOT/config at least.  After it's read the config and validated the
user all access should be done as the user, so the rest of the
repository should work as expected.


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