[cvsnt] cvs status

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Sat Apr 14 15:57:25 BST 2007

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Dries Feys wrote:

> Yes, indeed it goes much much faster to read the read-only flag, BUT when
> an edited file is changed by another user, and some fancy scheduled task
> merges those modifications in your file which is beeing edited, the
> read-only flag get read-only again. You have to re-edit that file again.
> With other words : some files may not apear in the list. (unless I can
> set cvsnt that the file remains r/w after a succesfull merge)

I think the only way a file would become read-only is if this merging task
does a commit -- which I think would be a bad thing. Are you sure that it's
just merging that makes an edited file read-only?

> Another issue is that they want to see whether the "editable" files are 
> new files, not known to cvs yet or cvs-files in edit, but that I can check 
> with the files in the CVS subdirectory. 

Just a thought... Did you have a look at WinCvs? It has some of this built


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