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Re: Write permissions on files

From: Danial Islam
Subject: Re: Write permissions on files
Date: 25 Apr 2002 16:08:26 -0400

No, I am not applying any watch on these files. Just the usual pserver stuff.


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> > Danial Islam writes:
> > >
> > > Instead of performing a "chmod +w filename.c" on each file you want to
> > > edit, is it possible to have write permissions set automatically on a
> > > checkout or update?
> >
> > It's not only possible, that's the way it's supposed to work!  You must
> > be doing something special to get read-only files.
> >
> If there was a "cvs watch on" applying to those files, wouldn't they
> be checked out or updated read-only?  If this was being done on these
> files, then presumably "cvs edit" would be the way to make them
> writable, not "chmod +w".
> If "cvs edit" is being used, then it should be used; otherwise, try
> "cvs watch off" at top level.
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