[cvsnt] User xxx cannot read CVSROOT

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Wed Mar 28 15:43:08 BST 2007

Andreas Tscharner wrote:
> J:\Test>cvs -d:sspi:srv-cvs:/MasterCm4 -q checkout CVSROOT
> cvs server: User ATs cannot read CVSROOT

User ATs isn't an administrator, and therefore can't read the repository 

At initialisation only two groups of people can read CVSROOT:

1. The user that created the repository (the owner)
2. A system administrator.

Either of those can add other users to the ACL but be sparing - checking 
out CVSROOT is an information leak.


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