[cvsnt] Re: cannot change mode of file permission denied

Glen Starrett grstarrett at cox.net
Mon Dec 13 17:11:56 GMT 2004

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Stéphane Nicoll wrote:
> Hello list,
> Following the upgrade of cvsnt to 2.0.51d, one of our developper has
> the following issue when he commits:
> C:\tmp\TempCVS>cvs -d:pserver:fds at somehost:c:\bsb-jf commit
> dev/env/jf.properties
> Checking in dev/env/jf.properties; c:/bsb-jf/dev/env/jf.properties,v
> <-- jf.properties new revision: 1.5; previous revision: 1.4 cvs
> server: cannot change mode of file c:/bsb-jf/dev/env/jf.properties,v:
> Permission denied cvs [server aborted]: cannot rename file
> c:/bsb-jf/dev/env/,jf.properties, to
> c:/bsb-jf/dev/env/,jf.properties,: Permission denied

It's possible there is a configuration problem on your server for his
account.  Does he have full permission on the directories or, more
importantly, how does his user rights and permissions compare to yours?

> The client configuration is exactly the same as mine and I do not
> have any problem. The developper can login on the machine hosting the
> CVS repository (Windows 2000 server).

Can you log onto his machine and perform the operation?

> Any idea? Can I find detailled logs somewhere?

Starting the server "cvsservice -test" should produce more information.

Glen Starrett

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