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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. -Torsten