[cvsnt] Re: Checking out read only files

Torsten Martinsen torsten at tiscali.dk
Fri Jan 28 20:09:24 GMT 2005

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Bo Berglund wrote:

>On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 16:40:13 -0800, David Vo <vo.david at gmail.com>
>>How do I check out read only files? I'm using a cvs checkout
>><modulename> which checks out my files with normal attributes.
>>When I checked out files in another module, which was put into source
>>control with earlier versions of CVS, I'm forced to use the edit
>>command and they're marked read-only.
>>Now I'm confused because it seems like a checkout on modules recently
>>created does an automatic edit.
>There is an option for cvs co that tells cvs to put read-only flags on
>the sandbox files.
>If you use WinCvs you can set this in the checkout dialog and it will
>remain until you uncheck it.
Or to avoid having to do this on every client, do it the proper way and 
run "cvs watch on" in the top folder of the sandbox.


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