CVS--Concurrent Versions System v188.8.131.52
2.2.3 File Permission issues specific to Windows
Some file permission issues are specific to Windows
operating systems (Windows 95, Windows NT, and
presumably future operating systems in this family.
Some of the following might apply to OS/2 but I'm not
If you are using local CVS and the repository is on a
networked file system which is served by the Samba SMB
server, some people have reported problems with
permissions. Enabling WRITE=YES in the samba
configuration is said to fix/workaround it.
Disclaimer: I haven't investigated enough to know the
implications of enabling that option, nor do I know
whether there is something which CVS could be doing
differently in order to avoid the problem. If you find
something out, please let us know as described in
H. Dealing with bugs in CVS or this manual.