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Gerhard Stegemann wrote: > >>It was disabled in Unix CVS ages ago because it is apparently dangerous. > > > Just being curious, why is this dangerous? I'm not sure... Something to do with device inodes, links and other combinations of stuff I think. The obvious answer to me is to not handle these and just do the read/write/execute bits, but the cvs developers decided to disable the whole thing (probably simpler, since the code is all over the place at the moment). Tony