[cvsnt] User xxx cannot read CVSROOT

Ernst Gill ernst.gill at chello.at
Wed Aug 1 22:06:14 BST 2007

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You have to put admin users also in the admin file located in the
CVSROOT directory of a repository on the CVSNT server.
Note, the admin file is NOT under source control (please read the
CVSNT documentation)!!!



Colin Fraser schrieb:
> Hi,
> I'm getting the same problem as was reported in this old post after creating
> a new repository but I'm unclear how to resolve it.  
> Is it the Windows security or the CVS security that I need to alter to give
> me access?
> I have added my user id to the Windows administrator group but that didn't
> seem to make any difference.  So I'm guessing it must be the CVS ACL stuff I
> need to change, however I seem to be in a chicken/egg situation as to use
> the chacl command it seems I need to have cvsroot already checked out, but I
> can't checkout as I don't have access.
> Any help will be appreciated.
> Regards,
> Colin

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