[cvsnt] GUI for Cvs chacl

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Wed May 30 15:44:40 BST 2007

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Arthur Barrett wrote:

>>> I would like to cut down the effort of setting access using chacl. My
>>> plan is to develop a GUI for entering the username with the access
>>> required (read,write,tag,create,control) which then invokes the chacl
>>> command from the GUI. Is it feasible? Could anybody tell me which
>>> software I can use for developing the GUI?

>> maybe you could add this admin-feature to the already existing WinCVS
>> GUI? Place your question on the cvsgui newsgroup and your questions
>> about how/what software to develop would be answered from guys that
>> have experiences with developing GUIs for cvsnt. see here:
>> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cvsgui/

> This is already a part of the WorkspaceManager GUI, which we ship a free
> version of in 2.5.04.  Beta is in the cvsnt.org/wiki and an RC will be
> available soon. 
> Chacl is more of an administrative function (so the implication is it is
> probably something you want to script on the command line), but it is
> handy to have a GUI, particularly to "inspect" the attributes. 

What I would find more important than a GUI version of chacl is a tool that
displays the effective permission for a user or group for a specific file
or directory. Is something like this part of the new WorkspaceManager GUI?


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