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Lionello Lunesu wrote: > Is there a way to make that .new. prefix configurable? I'd like to try a > prefix without dots and see if my --ahum-- NORTON antivirus actually > ignores .h and .cpp like I've told it to. It's the way CVS has always worked... I'm not keen to change it just because Norton is broken. I suppose I could use the VMS version (_new_) on Win32. > What temporary files are created on the server during a commit? Is there a > way to prevent ALL other applications from accessing this file while the > cvs server is working on it? Like before, if these temporary files have a > prefix, how do you feel about making it configurable? The temporary files are generally .tmp extensions (on NT at least, I think decided by the OS), along with the RCS copies (',' prefix and missing the end 'v'). The client writes the .new. files and the CVS/Entries.Backup and CVS/Entries.log. Tony