[cvsnt] Cannot change permissions on temporary directory

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Tue Oct 30 20:30:19 GMT 2007


> I am running CVSNT 2.5.03 (build 2151) on a Win2K SP3 machine.

Please upgrade to the latest stable.

> msg from CVS when doing a checkout -c:
> cvs [server aborted]: cannot change permissions on temporary 
> directory 
> D:\CVS\Temp/cvs-serv2344: Permission denied

Can other non-Admin users (not an admin in AD and not an admin in
CVSROOT/Admin) checkout this file?

Do a log/rlog on the file that is failing and check the "mode" - if it's
wrong (eg: 010) then it's a known bug.


Arthur Barrett

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