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Re: file permissions

Lu Fang wrote:
> Hi, all
> I have installed CVS with cygwin under windows2k operation system. It is
> working properly. Further more,I want to specify the files permissions for
> different group of users. I have read the cvs manualfrom
> <>
> and I have used the command "chmod" to specify a read only access rights
> to the repository for the user named "cvsuser", but I found that when I
> log in as "cvsuser" and tried to access the repository, I can check out
> file and commit file properly, except that there is a warning which said
> that "can not write to history file". What I want is that there should be
> a totally fail if without write permission, but not only a warning there.
> By the way, can I make the restriction to prevent some user from reading
> some files from the repository? It seems that I can not take away the read
> permission from users by using command "chmod". It seems that all the
> directories and files should be readable at least for all the users.
> Can anyone give some help? thanks alot!

Read the CVS manual more carefully, and if you still can't get it working,
give *specific* details (i.e. exact permissions set).


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