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Re: Access rights to modules

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Access rights to modules
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 11:47:02 -0400 (EDT)

swati writes:
>   The whole team of ours is working on two projects. So I have two
> modules in my CVS repository. I want to give access rights to users such
> that only people working on a particular project should have access to
> it and others should not. 
>   For this I have created two local users having rights for each
> module as per the requirement. Also I have changed the CVSROOT/passwd
> file, so that each user is mapped to a local user as per the
> requirement.
>   I login to CVS repository through pserver autentication. For this
> there is a service named cvspserver in /etc/xinetd.d/cvs. In this file,
> there is a user attribute that can be set only to one local user. If I
> try to set this attribute to two local users, cvs server don't allow me
> to login by any user.

You need to set that user to root -- the CVS server will then change to
the appropriate user as specified in the CVS/passwd file.  However, you
should seriously consider using groups instead of mapping the users. 
See the manual for more details:


-Larry Jones

Pitiful.  Just pitiful. -- Calvin

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