[p4] Tips to set up user accounts.
Joerg.Schaible at gft.com
Wed Jun 20 08:28:44 PDT 2001
>In the absence of exclusionary mappings, permissions are
>additive and the
>highest permission applies *regardless of order*.
>In the presence of exclusionary mappings, the order is
>significant, and it
>is wise to put the super entry last in case a super user is
>excluded in a
you're right, I found this in the manual, too. I was not aware of that P4
has two different "modes" interpreting the access rights. IMHO at least a
hint should also be written in the "p4 help protect" and the man page. I was
once bitten by "excluding all administrators" accidently.
BTW: Yes, I recognized, that there are no "two modes" and I am aware of that
the algorithm behaves additive and order has no meaning with the absence of
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