[cvsnt] [cvsnt 2.0.58a] chacl problems
james.kavanagh at voxsurf.com
Thu Oct 14 15:59:47 BST 2004
Thanks for this but yes it has changed considerably.
"John Cole" <john.cole at uai.com> wrote in message
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> unless 58a has changed from 41a, then try this:
> cvs chacl -R -r branch1 default:r
> to grant a user permission to use the branch:
> cvs chacl -R -r branch1 username:rwc
> to reset the users permission to the default mode:
> cvs chacl -R -r branch1 username:
> If it has changed, I'd like to know the new syntax, because I'm
> several closed branches that only get opened for bug fixes.
> John Cole
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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
> make the branch unreadable as well which sort of defeats the purpose of
> I'm trying to do.
> If anyone can give me some ponters here I'd be most grateful. The manual
> not particularly verbose on this subject.
> Thanks in advance,
> James Kavanagh
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