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RE: cvs readonly checkouts

From: Lemke, Michael IZ/HZA-IOR
Subject: RE: cvs readonly checkouts
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 16:05:48 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Spiro Trikaliotis [mailto:address@hidden 
> Sent: Thursday, November 25, 2004 3:10 PM
> To: address@hidden
> Subject: Re: cvs readonly checkouts
> Hello,
> * On Thu, Nov 25, 2004 at 05:48:33AM -0800 Shri wrote:
> > I want to checkout files such that later commit won't be 
> possible. Is
> > there any option (while checkout) which can set some sticky 
> tag which
> > would not allow me to commit anything, even new files?
> I do not know what you want to achieve, but "exporting" file files
> (instead of checking out) might be what you want.

How about cvs co -r HEAD ?  
Won't help with new files (you can always add them and commit)
but you won't be able to commit the rest.  The reason is that
the checkout creates a sticky tag HEAD and you can't commit anything
with sticky non-branch tags.  At the same time, cvs update will still


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