[cvsnt] CVS Access Control Issue

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Wed Feb 11 19:38:28 GMT 2009



> We have CVS in WINDOWS system. We are using CVS as source control
> system. Now we are planning to lock CVS head from all developers after
> giving one branch to all.

This is not recommended.  CVS prefers you work on the trunk and the
branch is idle.

> 
> E:\ATG\ATG2007.1>cvs admin -lbuild_06082008 wmt
> cvs [server aborted]: usage is restricted to repository administrators
> 

Do not do this.  Use access control lists instead.  It's all in the FAQ:
http://march-hare.com/cvspro/faq/faq2.asp#2z

Regards,


Arthur


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