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Re: *some* files get checked out readonly

From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: *some* files get checked out readonly
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2001 09:27:53 -0500
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On Thu, Mar 15, 2001 at 09:20:04AM -0500, John Klassa wrote:
> >>>>> On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, "Donald" == Donald Sharp wrote:
>   Donald> Someone probably did a 'cvs watch on' command on those
>   Donald> files.  If this is the case in the corresponding directory in
>   Donald> the repository should be a CVS directory.  There will be a
>   Donald> fileattr file in the CVS directory there.  To turn it off do a
>   Donald> 'cvs watch off <filenames>'
> Interestingly, yes, there are a lot of "watched" files...  Wow.  Does
> WinCVS "watch" files automatically?  I can't think of any other way this
> would have happened, since the users I support certainly don't know
> about the "cvs watch" facility. :-)

It gives you a button to push that does the cvs watch.  I imagine it's 
fairly easy for someone to accidently hit the button( I know I've done
it in the past on accident ).  But in any event having watch on 
is a good thing in my opinion.

> Thanks!
> John
> P.S.  I don't know why I bother writing to info-cvs.  I should just walk
> down the hall and ask you...  You always know the answers. :-)
> -- 
> John Klassa / address@hidden

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