[cvsnt] Cannot create new module

Chris Purves pchris at aims-bio.com
Mon Jul 9 21:50:21 BST 2007

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On Mon, 09 Jul 2007 14:28:50 -0600, Arthur Barrett  
<arthur.barrett at march-hare.com> wrote:

> Chris,
>> aimsnet:~/cvs# cvs -d :sserver:ChrisPurves at localhost:/cvs
>> import -m "Add
>> new project docs module" project_docs yoyo start
>> cvsnt [server aborted]: User ChrisPurves cannot create files in
>> project_docs
>> I have "AclMode=normal" set in the config file and I believe
>> the problem
> Well - it is the cause of the message, it is behaving as designed.  You
> do not have write access and CVSNT is denying you write access.
>> I do have the user ChrisPurves listed in the admin file, but
> Admins have access to the CVSROOT, and have control rights on the root
> of the repository but not access to write by default.
> So as Admin you need to create a "default ACL" on the root of the
> repository, then you can create a new module.  Then you can create an
> ACL on the new module that allows a user write/read access to the new
> module.
> http://www.cvsnt.org/manual/html/chacl.html

Okay, that makes sense, but I don't know how to set an ACL on the root of  
the repository.  I have only been successful on setting ACL's on checked  
out modules.  Can you provide an example?

Chris Purves

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