[cvsnt] Re: Anyone else noticed that chacl -r is not recursive?

Jeffrey Campbell jcampbell at archetype-solutions.com
Fri Sep 17 01:22:57 BST 2004

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Tony - thanks for the response, but I think my question might have been


Say I have a project named 'TreePocWebProject' and I want to limit cvsuser
to read only access, so I do the following:


cvs -r checkout TreePocWebProject

cd TreePocWebProject


Now I run this 

            cvs chacl -R cvsuser:r  (or just 'cvs chacl cvsuser:r')


This is the output:

            ? .classpath,v

? .owner

? .perms

? .project,v

? .websettings,v

? .website-config,v

? JavaSource

? TreePocWebDiagram.gph,v

? WebContent

? writers


Now if I log in as cvsuser I have read-only access only to the files in the
top-level directory. Everything in JavaSource is still writable by this
user. This is what I meant by it not being recursive. (When I say log in, I
mean I return to an IDE [Websphere Application Developer] establish a CVS
connection and execute a commit from that environment).


Perhaps I'm missing a step or misunderstandign something?

Thanks again.




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