[cvsnt] some questions on getting cvsnt working on a redhat box

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Wed Dec 5 12:00:20 GMT 2007

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Aaron Bliss wrote:
>    Hi everyone,
>    It seems that the cvs server was working all along (I just didn't
>    realize it).  Access via ssh authenticating against our ldap servers
>    is working fine.  I noticed that when modules are checked in, the CVS
>    directory that is created gets perms of 777 and the fileattr.xml file
>    gets perms of 666.  As I'm using the sgid bit at the repository root,
>    I don't need the server to set permissions this wide open.  Can this
>    be configured?  Thanks again for your help.

This is a server configuration on redhat - cvsnt just obeys the OS in 
this respect.  There will be a way to set the system umask to be more 
restrictive (possibly /etc/profile).


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