[cvsnt] Read-Write

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Thu Apr 5 08:43:48 BST 2007

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> Persmissions on only one file don't work as they should. 
> Example: if I want to deny users the possibility to read 
> a file - I expect if the do a checkout this file will be 
> missing in their directory. Checking-out a "noread" acl-ed 
> file is possible. 

Can you please try setting the most restrictive access on the directory
and override that rule for all other files for all other users?

Ie: noread on the directory then "read" on the files you DO WANT THEM TO

Let me know the result.

Mark wrote:
> I thought in the past I was told that the cvsnt 
> chacl command only worked at the directory level, 
> not at the file level.  If I want to restrict 
> commits of a given file to a specific group, 
> can this correctly be accomplished by the cvsnt 
> chacl command?

Yes - nowrite is an easy ACL - for some reason the noread is not so
simple.  If people can test this a little more we can get the
documentation straight.


Arthur Barrett

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