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Re: CVS setup help

From: Rohit Peyyeti
Subject: Re: CVS setup help
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 17:43:22 +0530

Thanks Larry. Thank you very much. Works
according to how I thought it should work.

Rohit Peyyeti

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Larry Jones" <address@hidden>
To: <address@hidden>
Cc: <address@hidden>
Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2002 9:28 PM
Subject: Re: CVS setup help

> Rohit Peyyeti writes:
> > 
> > Now, I am able to successfully login into CVS with
> > CVS user called 'readroh'. But when I checkout files
> > from the repository, I still get read+write file
> > permissions and not as supposed to be read-only
> > mode.
> A read-only user still gets read/write files, but they're not allowed to
> make any changes to the repository (e.g., they can't commit changes or
> set tags).  Setting the $CVSREAD environment variable will give you
> read-only files, but won't (by itself) prevent you from changing the
> permissions, changing the files, and then committing them.
> > Also, is 'readers' file created the same way as passwd
> > file?
> No, the readers and writers files should be maintained with CVS.
> -Larry Jones
> See, it all makes sense.  See?  See??  They never see. -- Calvin

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