[cvsnt] Access Control Lists and error messages
tma at gatehouse.dk
Fri Oct 26 10:27:50 BST 2007
When we close a branch, we would like to prevent accidental commits to the branch, and thought that setting 'chacl -a nowrite' would be a good solution.
There is a snag, however: If you do e.g.
cvs commit buildnum.h
cvs server: User aisbuild2 is unable to write to ./buildnum.h on branch/tag GH-AIS-SPRINT_14-branch - ignoring
which is fine, but if you do
cvs -q commit buildnum.h
(which is the default setup when using TortoiseCVS), the user receives no indication that the commit was in fact not performed. Our fear is that this will result in users believing that they have committed their files successfully.
Is there any special reason that this situation is treated only as a warning?
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