[cvsnt] one time checkout files

Rick Martin rsmandcam at _NO_SPAM_sbcglobal.net
Mon Sep 18 20:44:21 BST 2006

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"Gabriel Genellina" <gagsl-cvsnt at yahoo.com.ar> wrote in message 
news:mailman.60.1158359344.338.cvsnt at cvsnt.org...
> At Friday 15/9/2006 14:11, Rick Martin wrote:
>>This maybe slightly OT but I'd like to see how others deal with this 
>>I have a development system under CVSNT control. There are a handful of
>>configuration type files that each user needs, but once the user gets the
>>default version of the files I do not want them to receive any more. After
>>the first check out I want these files to be modifiable by the user and do
>>not want them to commit or update them. Is there any way to indicate a 
>>in CVS that is only updated on Check out vs. Update?
> We use a setup script which:
> - creates directories
> - checks the needed modules out, plus a "template" module
> - uses the "template" to actually build the config files
> - puts the config files in .cvsignore
 Hi Gabriel,

Thanks for the idea. I've written a handful of Python scripts at this point 
and it would be pretty easy to setup a policy to always do an initial 
checkout of the module via the script. That way the default could be setup.


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