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Re: How can I administratively "freeze" a branch?

From: Todd Denniston
Subject: Re: How can I administratively "freeze" a branch?
Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2005 09:38:03 -0500

address@hidden wrote:
> >   Why not just "cvs rm" all the files from it, so they no
> > longer exist at the head of the branch?  People would have to
> > accidentally checkout old revisions before they could
> > accidentally commit to it; that's pretty improbable I think.
>   The problem is that files from old branch still exist in
> HEAD (in fact, what we did was to commit the branched files
> to HEAD).

I believe cvs_acl used as a commitinfo script, would give you the ability to
lock a branch.
on a fedora core system `locate cvs_acl` shows a copy to be in
or you could get a ".in" copy from:

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Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) 
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