[cvsnt] 2.0.51 windows clien - problems:

Lehman, Curtis CLehman at carrieraccess.com
Fri Jul 30 15:26:55 BST 2004

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I was having the same problem with the same client server versions. My
client was on a Linux system and CVSNT was on a windows box. I just upgraded
the client and server side to the latest version and am in the process of
evaluating the new server. My files now retain the executable setting when
committing and checking out. Hope this helps. 

Curtis Lehman

-----Original Message-----
From: Harrison, Andrew [mailto:andy.harrison at anite.com]
Sent: Friday, July 30, 2004 5:13 AM
To: 'Tony Hoyle'
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Subject: RE: [cvsnt] 2.0.51 windows clien - problems:

> From: Tony Hoyle [mailto:tmh at nodomain.org]

> > Everything seems to be set to '666'. What does this mean? I
> guess it's a
> > *nix thing. What should it be for an executable?
> >
> Usually something like 755 or 777 (it's an octal number).

Ok, the problem seems to be when committing a file. I changed the
permissions to Full Control for Admin, Domain Users & Everyone, made a
change and then committed the file. I looked in the RCS file and the
permissions were 666. I manually editted the RCS file to change it to 777
and checked the file out again. This time the permissions were set better.
It wasn't Full Control, but it was enough to gain execute permissions. I
then modified the file and committed it again without modifying the
permissions. Again the new revision in the RCS file has permissions of 666.

This was all done with 2.0.51 client and 2.0.41 server, both running on
Win2K with NTFS.


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