[cvsnt] Admin file

Glen Starrett glen.starrett at march-hare.com
Wed Feb 7 00:11:10 GMT 2007

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Martin Jedlicka wrote:
> Hi,
>   I use cvsnt 2.5.03 build 2382. I need to start command "admin" for 
> people which are not admin. I have in directory CVSROOT a file "admin" 
> and inside I have my name like admin. I need so that e.g.: "cvs admin -s 
> Rel:Tag Project" could other user than admin. How?

When you add that admin file to the CVSROOT directory, you need to do it 
on the server, directly in the repository.  This is NOT the same way you 
work with most of the files (normally you would check out CVSROOT). 
CVSNT is hard-coded to prevent the admin file from being part of the 
checkoutlist files that shadows those config files into the repository.

Also make sure you're using the login name as the CVS server sees it. 
Use the trace feature to check what the username is, and if the server 
detects you in the admin file.  E.g. cvs -ttt ls


Glen Starrett

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