[cvsnt] Re: cannot change mode of file, Permission denied

Glen Starrett glen at starretthome.net
Tue Dec 6 16:31:47 GMT 2005

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Qi, Xiaofeng wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks to Bo for the response to my question about a CVS commit problem:
> cvs server: cannot change mode of file
> /cvsroot/src/AOControl/Control.cls,v: Permission denied
> cvs [server aborted]: cannot rename file
> /cvsroot/src/AOControl/,Control.cls, to
> /cvsroot/src/AOControl/,Control.cls,: Permission denied
> I checked the server, and there's no suspended cvs.exe process.  Any
> other suggestions for the possible cause?
> Thanks very much.

It's entirely possible it is an AV real-time scanner interfering with 
CVS, holding the file to scan it when CVS wants to rename.  Try 
temporarily disabling (or uninstall just to be sure) your AV and see if 
it repeats.

Glen Starrett

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