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> Is there the concept of "groups" in cvs where I can specify > ACLs based on > groups of users instead of individual users? In CVSROOT you will find a number of related files: The users file holds the user <-> email mapping used by CVS for watch notifications. The passwd file contains a list of the pserver and sserver users with hashed passwords The admin file contains a list of users who will have administrative access to CVS (not the same as the PC admins) Then there is also a possibility to add a group file (I believe it is named such). This file contains definitions of the groups that the users belong to. The format of this file is as in the following example: #This is a comment and is not acted on by CVSNT or CVSMailer cvsusers: bob charlie jane morgan franchesca john jimmie louise jennifer cvsadmins: bob louise project_ulima: morgan jimmie louise project_zobre: morgan john jennifer bob managers: mparks hutchinson logan So if you define your users into a number of groups in the group file then you can use group names in the ACL:s as Arthur confirmed. Notice: Because of the interchangeability between group and user names you should be careful to name the groups so they aren't confused with user names... And of course since the file is a space separated list you cannot use usernames with embedded spaces! :-( HTH Bo B