Well, apache was the correct username, but I could not seem to get it
to recognize that apache was now a member of the group in question. The problem
turned out to be that I needed to restart httpd after having made the
changes to /etc/group. It was operating as if the group change had not
On Jan 22, 2008 9:42 PM, David Sitsky <firstname.lastname@example.org
That is correct - this command will be run as the same user running
> Since I can run rdiff as user X from the command line, I know that I have
> permissions to do so. My theory is that when I create the topic and
> Codestriker runs rdiff, it uses a different user and hence the problem. I
> tried adding 'apache' to our /etc/group, which is how we control who can
> write a lock to /var/lock/cvs. This did not help.
apache. It would be worth running ps to confirm on your system that
it is indeed the username you think it is.