[cvsnt-dev] Re: Add new kopt (e.g. -kc) for enforcing reserved edits

Oliver Giesen ogware at gmx.net
Tue Apr 27 12:57:30 BST 2004

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Tony Hoyle wrote:

>>Inspired by the way Tony solved the enforcement of Unix-line endings via 
>>the new -kL option, how about handling reserved edits the same way, e.g. 
>>by introducing a new kopt -kc. Files with this option set:
>>-would always be checked out read-only,
>>-would always be edited and committed with an implicit -c option,
>>-could still be edited using edit -f.
> Nice idea.  I'm not sure how much information edit has about the
> active -k options on the file.. however it's worth looking into.

BTW: If this was possible, how would this play together with versioned 

E.g. would this be a way to temporarily enforce stricter checkin rules 
on "stabilization branches"? Just something to take into account I guess...


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