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Bo Berglund wrote: >On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 16:40:13 -0800, David Vo <vo.david at gmail.com> >wrote: > > > >>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. -Torsten