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Tony Hoyle 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. Seems to be very UNIX specific? > The obvious answer to me is to not handle these and just do the > read/write/execute bits, but the cvs I agree. Support for Read/Write/Execute should be sufficient though. > developers decided to disable the whole thing (probably simpler, since > the code is all over the place at the moment). Looks like that the code in CVS is not very structured in some places. -- Gerhard Stegemann