[cvsnt] readonly checkouts (kopt x)

Michael Flad MichaelFlad at web.de
Mon Jul 9 22:58:37 BST 2007

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> > After looking at the files in the repository it seems that there's
> > an additional x in the kopt section of the ",v" files on the server so
> http://www.cvsnt.org/manual/html/Substitution-modes.html

> > How can I remove that option flag from the files (tried cvs admin

> Cvs update -k-x
> Cvs commit -f -m "make unreserved"

thank you very much for your fast answer - problem solved.

> Note: if you have watches enabled you will still end up with read only
> files in some circumstances (eg: after a commit) - that is one of the
> effects of enabling watchers.
> http://www.cvsnt.org/manual/html/Watches.html#Editing-files

I use watches for a few non mergable files edited by multiple persons
and it works great so far.
The problem I had with the other files seems to be Tortoise related
as soon as it's configured to use any kind of edit options it seems
to add the -x flag for new binary files added to a repository.
But that doesn't belong to this group and given your help I can easily
fix those cases.

Best regards,

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