[cvsnt] [cvsnt 2.0.58a] chacl problems

CVSNT newsgroups james.kavanagh at voxsurf.com
Thu Oct 14 15:39:20 BST 2004

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Can somebody explain to me how this works, please!!?
It appears no matter what I do I cannot lock down a branch to commits.
There are no restrictions by default, I attempt to lock down a branch with
the following command from the root dir:
cvs chacl -R -r branch1 -a read,nowrite,nocreate,notag,nocontrol

Once I have done this if I use cvs lsacl to check the permissions on the 
root dir I get the following result:
Directory: .
Owner: testadmin


If I then modify a file and commit it on that branch, the operation is 
allowed. The owner of the dir where the file is located is not the owner 
attempting to commit. The only way I seem to be able to get it to work is to 
make the branch unreadable as well which sort of defeats the purpose of what 
I'm trying to do.

If anyone can give me some ponters here I'd be most grateful. The manual is 
not particularly verbose on this subject.

Thanks in advance,
James Kavanagh

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