[cvsnt] Read Only Access using sspi

Bo Berglund Bo.Berglund at system3r.se
Thu May 6 16:40:54 BST 2004

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Lockserver service must be running. This is step #1 and is viewed in control Panel.
Then it must also be used, this step #2 is controlled from the CVSROOT/config file.

Check out CVSROOT and edit the config file to enable the lockserver, then commit
the edits and it should start working.


-----Original Message-----
From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org]On Behalf
Of Harrison, Andrew
Sent: den 6 maj 2004 17:34
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Subject: RE: [cvsnt] Read Only Access using sspi

> From: Bo Berglund [mailto:Bo.Berglund at system3r.se]
> Or you can explicitly allow write to CVSROOT/history for all 
> users, this way
> you can control access via the NTFS file system.

I did this and it stopped giving an error on the history file, but gave an
error on the lock file.

> Lock files are not used anymore if you enable the Lockserver service.

Ah, I thought I had enabled the Lockserver. How do I check this? The CVS-NT
control panel shows "CVS Lock Service" as Running. Is there anything else?

> But CVS write temporary data to the Temp dir used by CVS 
> (configured in the
> control panel). This folder therefore must have full access 
> for everyone.

Yep, got that, thanks.


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