[cvsnt] Re: Getting Started

Marc Chamberlin marcc at easystreet.com
Thu Jan 16 04:58:01 GMT 2003

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Many Thanks Tony! Adding the System Users group did the trick!  Marc...

"Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> wrote in message
news:3e2532db.757758484 at news.cvsnt.org...
> >I then managed to install WinCVS on my laptop, and got it working
> >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
> >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
> >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
> >I tried to create a "cvsusers" group and added my login user name to it,
> >the desktop. I then added the "cvsusers"  group to all the repository
> >(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.
> Tony

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