[cvsnt] Make files read only when update/checkout with a tag?

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Tue Jan 27 23:06:10 GMT 2004

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Williams, Tim wrote:

>   If a user were to checkout or update using one of these sacred tags, all
> files in the sandbox would be set to "read only."  If the programmer later
> updates back to HEAD, the files would be changed back to read/write access
> and development could continue.

That's the way it works anyway.   If you check out using a tag that's a
fixed moment in time that can't be changed.


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