[cvsnt] sspi & watch

David Somers dsomers at omz13.com
Tue Aug 29 12:12:31 BST 2006

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Artem Rodygin wrote:

> Greetings,
> We use CVSNT 2.5.03 (build 2260) on our repository via SSPI protocol (to
> enable domain authentication) and met an issue with watchers feature. If
> we perform checkout or update locally, then all the "watched on" files
> are retrieved read-only as expected. But if checkout or update is
> performed via :sspi: authentication then "watching" is ignored and files
> are retrieved writeable anyway.
> Both server and clients are Windows. Issue is reproducable with both
> TortoiseCVS (1.8.26) and WinCvs ( even the WinCvs "files
> attribute" global option is set to "read-only".
> Could anybody help us with the problem? I did not find any reports
> regarding this at Bugzilla.
> Thank you in advance for any assistance.

It seems to work correctly back here with when using the command

Perhaps your GUIs (TortoiseCVS/WinCvs) are doing things to the file
permissions... probably best to ask about that on the appropriate lists.

David Somers

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