[cvsnt] Re: forcing a text file at "non-mergable"

Torsten Martinsen torsten at tiscali.dk
Sat Dec 3 08:11:13 GMT 2005

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Gerhard Fiedler wrote:

>Mark Johnson wrote:
>>We do not use reserved edits, and do not have "watch on" on the
>>repository.  Can we still set a specific file as "force reserved
>>edit"?  If so, does this force a developer to do a reserved edit
>>before they can commit the file?
>The problem is that without generally working with read-only files (watch
>on) and the cvs edit command, the files will be read-write, and people do
>not let the server know before they start working on a file. So the cvs
>server has no means to prevent that.
I believe that if you set -kx for a file, it will be checked out as 
read-only regardless of whether watch is on or off.


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