[cvsnt] Re: Latest Updates

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Mon Oct 25 20:04:17 BST 2004

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rrankin1424-cvsnt at yahoo.com wrote:
> OK. I've temporarily disabled the A/V software, reinstalled 58c, and I'm still
> having the rename problem. It seems that I am able to successfully commit a
> file once with 58c, but after that I get the rename problem. When I go to the
> security tab on the file properties dialog for the file in the repository on
> the server (i.e., not in my local sandbox), I get the following popup dialog as
> soon as I click the Security tab:
> The permissions on <file>,v are ordered incorrectly, which may cause some
> entries to be ineffective. Press OK to continue and sort the permissions
> correctly, or Cancel to reset the permissions.

Something has modified the permissions on the file.  CVSNT doesn't do 
that (since 51a IIRC).  That alone could cause some strange effects. 
Find out what's doing that first...

> I've also noticed that the files in the repository that are causing the problem
> have the read-only bit set. If I clear the read-only bit, I can commit the file
> again; however, as soon as it's been committed, the read-only bit is set again,
> and I can no longer perform a commit operation on the file.

RCS files are always read only anyway.  That hasn't changed for a long time.


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