Re: Access for coders

From: Phil Priston (
Date: 07/18/95

Idle Process <> Typed:>>

_> We're just starting up here, and we have basically only two folk with 
_> access to the code now, and we both have root access.  However, we will 
_> not be wanting ALL our coders to have root :)
_> What sort of user/group structures and permissions are being used out 
_> there?  I tried setting up a 'mud coding group' that myself and another 
_> coder are members of, and chmoding everything so the group has rights to 
_> it, but the autorun script still messes up everytime one of us runs it - 
_> the other can not, because of rights problems.  Are people creating a 
_> special user for working on the mud?  Or several users with the same UID 
_> but different pw's?
_> Any info would be appreciated.
_> -price 
I found the best way to do this was to simply create a new account on 
your system give it a home directory and place the code in that 
directory, then whoever need access to the code tell them the 
password for that account.
(making sure the account doesn't have a uid of Zero of course *GRIN*) 
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