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

From: krevathi1912
Subject: Re: Certain files are checkouted as read-only. Don't know why?
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2007 22:24:13 -0800 (PST)

But it doesn't help me. Still the files are checkout as read-only mode

Todd Denniston wrote:
> krevathi1912 wrote, On 12/19/2007 08:26 AM:
>> Hi,
>> 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.
>> Regards
>> Revathi
> 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

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