[cvsnt] question about chacl...

Mike Wake mike.wake at thales-tts.com
Wed Jul 28 17:10:13 BST 2004

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The perm field can only contain three characters: c, r, and w. These 
character mean:

      c - create - create and delete files and directories
      r - read   - retrieve file and look at information
      w - write  - modify files and change information


John Cole wrote:

> Ok, here is a stupid question...
> When setting access permission for a user, what do the read/write/change
> permissions effect?  To phrase the question differently, what cvs actions
> are affected by r, w, or c?
> I think r is obvious, but what is the difference between w and c?
>>From my experimenting, w lets you commit changes, but you need c to add a
> file.  What else do these effect?
> Thanks,
> John Cole
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