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Arthur Barrett wrote: >>> I guess I'll have to first do the -k-x trick because we're not using >>> the exclusive locking on purpose, it must have been set by >>> accident. >> >> If you're using TortoiseCVS, it may have been set by it. There seems >> to be a discussion and possibly a disagreement about when TCVS >> should set the x flag when adding binary files. > > I wouldn't characterise it as a either a discussion or a disagreement > - the fact is that different tools operate different ways because the > options are there. Options/choice/freedom is a good thing, not a bad > thing. I would... that's why I did :) I meant the TCVS policy settings and their influence on the -kx option. To some people it seems counterintuitive that TCVS uses the -kx option on add (forcing "exclusive" edits of the file) even when the TCVS policy is set to non-exclusive edits. And this is not something I just made up... I actually /read/ such a discussion with disagreements in it :) Gerhard