[cvsnt] Restricting file access

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Sat Sep 20 20:01:38 BST 2003

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Glen Starrett wrote:

> At 12:55 AM 9/19/2003, Thorsten Lang wrote:
>>Hi everybody,
>>here's what I'm trying to do:
>>I'm running cvsnt 2.0.8 on a Linux machine using /var/cvsnt as $CVSROOT. I
>>have created a directory for lockfiles in /var/lock/cvsntlocks belonging
>>to the cvs group and all cvs users have write access to it. This is the
>>line from my config file: LockDir=/var/lock/cvsntlocks
> I believe the LockServer service works on Linux too--Tony, can you
> confirm?
Yes, it's called cvslockd... you'll have to figure out how to make it run on
boot yourself though (I just wrote a small init.d script).


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