[OS X TeX] Re: Functionality for collaborative work in TeXShop?

Bernhard Barkow bb at creativeeyes.at
Fri Jun 3 19:05:36 CEST 2005

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On 3. Jun 2005, at 18:17, Joseph C. Slater wrote:
>> Setting up cvs shouldn't be too hard.  On any unix (including  
>> Macos) all that is needed is a group writable directory and a unix  
>> group that contains the users with cvs commit privileges. This can  
>> be done on a per project basis (one main cvs directory with  
>> subdirectories of each project).  To set it up, just make the main  
>> cvs directory with
>> cvs init -d CVSDIRECTORY
>> Then for each project cd to an *empty* directory and
>> $cvs import -m 'Initial import.' -d CVSDIRECTORY PROJECTNAME start
>> That's it.  The users can now use ssh to checkout and commit.
> Right. The problem is that I have multiple groups and don't have  
> them isolated. Everybody had to have access to the main directory  
> with rw privs (maybe x, I don't recall). It's been a while, and  
> it's not a major concern for me, but I recall that it wasn't clear  
> how to box off the separate projects so they could only access  
> stuff within their project. I got mixed up who had to have privs in  
> each place and just made them blanket (single group, multiple  
> projects). This is a rare instance where I'd really like a GUI to  
> set it up. I touch it so rarely that I never recall how to do it  
> and spend a lot of time relearning.

I don't know a lot about CVS, but wouldn't ACLs (access control  
lists) make this task quite easy?
Just a thought, correct me if that's nonsense...

Bernhard Barkow

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