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From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: (no subject)
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2001 17:20:40 -0400 (EDT)

marck@rinet.ru writes:
> When:
> - val-tags file exists in CVSROOT, and
> - repository is readonly (in my case, on -ro NFS filesystem), and
> - checkout is performed on some tag, and
> - this tag is valid and does not exist in val-tags
> cvs exits with error:
> cvs [checkout aborted]: cannot write /.../CVSROOT/val-tags: Read-only file 
> system

Standard CVS doesn't support read-only repositories (that's a FreeBSD
extension).  However, I agree that an unwritable val-tags file shouldn't
be a fatal error, so I've checked in a fix.

-Larry Jones

What a stupid world. -- Calvin

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