[cvsnt] Re: cvs init and global server settings
tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Fri Jul 8 08:43:55 BST 2005
David Somers wrote:
> Under build 2013, I just created a new repository...
> # cvs -d /var/lib/cvsnt/wombat init
> cvs init: Unable to register repository.
> cvs init: Your login does not have sufficient permissions to modify the
> cvs init: global server settings.
> cvs init: Repository /var/lib/cvsnt/wombat initialised
> Um... I'm running as root... so why do I have insufficient perms? Is this
> referring to changing the config data in /etc/cvsnt/PServer or something
Yes. It has to try to modify the config file on Unix. It needs write
access to that and a temporary file (/etc/cvsnt/PServer.new).
It would also fail if for example the /etc/cvsnt directory didn't exist.
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