[cvsnt] Chacl command not working in 2.5.03(scorpio) Build 2260

David Somers dsomers at omz13.com
Tue Aug 29 11:43:20 BST 2006

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raghu hs wrote:

> Hi,
> 1.I have setup my repository on windows 2K machine.
> 2.I am Using the pserver protocol.
> 3.I have created two NT users CVSadmin(bleongs to
> admin group) and CVSUser(belongs to user group).
> 4. The repository security is set to "Everyone" all
> controls.
> 5. Created a CVS users and aliased it to the real
> account.
> 6.I have also grouped the user in a "group" file.
> 6. Using the CVS chacl command set the access
> permission to various directories for the group names.
> 7. When i do a "cvs lsacl" it shows the access as it
> was set. But every user is able to act like an admin
> in
> the repository. Everyone is able to add delete modify
> etc.
> 8. I have seen some old version of the CVS adds a file
> by name .perm once the access control list is applied.
> With the new version i am not able to see any of those
> files getting created.

Permissions are stored in the CVS folder.

>    Please let me know where i have gone wrong. How to
> make the ACl work.

CVSROOT/config ... set the AclMode option.

David Somers

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