[cvsnt] Unable to create sub-directories on a branch even with ACL set to all or read, write, create

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Wed Nov 26 11:23:01 GMT 2008

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Terry Beavers wrote:
> I am trying to grant a user permissions to create a sub-directories
> under on a branch using the following ACL and CVS is not allowing the
> operation.  I had submitted something similar in regard to creating new
> files on a branch back in early October, and have since resolved that
> issue, but I am still unable to create/add new directories on a branch.

In CVS directories exist on all branches so you can't restrict them to a 
single branch.  You can restrict creation of files within that directory 
(so a co -dP or update -d will not create the unwanted directory).

> cvs chacl -R -r SKYWAY_BRANCH -u terry -a all skyway/

Avoid using -R if you can - permissions are inherited anyway and putting 
them on all subdirectories just duplicates them.


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