[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Certain files are checkouted as read-only. Don't know why?

From: Todd Denniston
Subject: Re: Certain files are checkouted as read-only. Don't know why?
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 09:53:47 -0500
User-agent: Thunderbird (X11/20071031)

krevathi1912 wrote, On 12/19/2007 08:26 AM:

We have a CVS where a large no of codes are checked in all the days.
Today files in the ceratain directory alone is checkout as readonly for all
the users.
I am sure no specific restriction is applied on these files.
We dont know what is the reason for it. WE are unable to rectify it also.
Any one help us to rectify this problem. How to remove the read-only restriction on these files.


in the directory where these files are read only, try the following command:
cvs watchers -R

I expect you will find someone has used the `cvs watch` command, I did not think it was supposed to make things RO but it has for me in the past. My solution for folks who wanted to watch files was to make a script that always applied watches as `cvs watch add -a commit filename`, and have them use that.

or someone may have used `cvs edit` unnecessarily.

Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane)
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]