[cvsnt] cvs status

Dries Feys dries.feys at tvh.be
Fri Apr 13 11:41:40 BST 2007

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version :
Client: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) 2.5.03 (Scorpio) Build 2260 
(client/server) -- through tortoise
Server: Concurrent Versions System (CVSNT) 2.5.03 (Scorpio) Build 2382 

I'm making a reporting application for the developers where I need to see 
all the files edited and unknown to CVS. I can accomplish this through 
both cvs status -q -q -R and cvs update -n -q. However, when a file is in 
edit (we use watched to force every developer to do an edit before they 
start editing), but not modified yet, it still mentions that the partical 
file is "up-to-date". Is there a way to see that this file is no longer 
read-only (but preferrable another way than checking the read-only flag, 
because we have several thousand files, and I don't feel the urge to check 
them one by one, because the developer wants to see his report as fast as 


Met vriendelijke groeten, Cordialement, Regards,

Systeem/Helpdesk: Senior Software Engineer

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