[cvsnt] Re: Permission problems on update - 2.0.58d

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Wed Dec 1 12:14:13 GMT 2004

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Issberner, Sven RD-IS-P22 wrote:
> Why does cvs try to create the CVS subfolder or to write to the file fileattr.xml on an update? As the user has read only access this must fail.
> I checked the path PrePressKie/ProjectData/BuildMSubsData/src.p/CVS/ and couldn't find a file fileattr.xml. There only is a file
> named "fileattr". Is cvs trying to convert it from an old format to a new one?
Yes.  The server always attempts any required upgrades if it sees an 
older repository.  Do an update as a user with write access.


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