[cvsnt] CVSNT client resets ACLs?

Oliver Schneider Borbarad at gmxpro.net
Mon Feb 2 19:39:24 GMT 2009


Arthur,

first off, sorry for the late reply.

> But the 'x' bit is being lost on the server RCS file - not the client,
> so it's got nothing to do with NT.
Yep, that is understood. I was thinking it might have something to do with the CVSNT client, though - hence my question :)

> There certainly are places that CVSNT could store the x bit in some NT
> file systems (like NTFS) and that is what the ntea and ntsec parameters
> attempt to control - however the effectiveness varies depending on the
> file system and the version of CVSNT.
Alright. Since I do have Cygwin installed as well, I opted for the CVSNT variable (instead of the CYGWIN one, which is already set) and it worked nicely. I set it to "CVSNT=nontsec nontea" and now it doesn't touch the ACLs anymore. Exactly what I wanted. It just inherits everything from the parent container(s).

Thanks a thousand,

// Oliver
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