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Are you using the "writers" file inside CVSROOT? If yes, try to remove (or rename) it. I've been using ACLs in the same way you stated, but I got rid of my "CVSROOT/writers" file. Also I'm using AclMode=normal inside CVSROOT/config. Regards, Daniel Taner Akbulut wrote: > I am trying to understand ACL rights. My aim is to prevent users creating > new directories in the repository. I'll create new directories for each > project and will give read, write etc. access for the users. > > So I've created a repository in "C:\CVSACLREP" and given the prefix > /cvsaclrep Then I've changed the owner to tanera and given the following > rights: > > C:\>cvs rlsacl . > Directory: <root> > Owner: tanera > user=tanera > all > <default> > read > > If I remove the read right for default (I mean "cvs rchacl -a none .") but > in this case users can not see any directory in the root. So I've given the > read right. But in this case users can create new directories in the root > which I did not expect? > > for example I connect as davutu user and give the command: >> cvs import -m "import test by davutu" testcvs3 start > > Then testcvs3 directory is created in the root. How can I prevent this at > the same time allowing users to see directories in the root? > > -- > Taner Akbulut > Toyota Motor Europe