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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-14 16:21:17

Raoul Gough wrote:
> I recently created a new directory in CVS (libs/python/src/indexing)
> and added some files to it on a new branch called indexing_v2. For
> some reason, cvs never seems to make the local copies of these files
> read-only:
> /d/CVS/boost/boost $ ls -l libs/python/src/indexing
> total 8
> drwxr-xr-x+ 2 Raoul None 4096 Oct 14 12:21 CVS
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 Raoul None 4407 Oct 8 16:49 python_iterator.cpp
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 Raoul None 2053 Oct 14 12:21 slice.cpp
> Note the rwx permissions, even though I haven't done a cvs edit since
> I last committed the files. This seems to be something inherent in
> CVS, since fetching these files (even on a different platform) gives
> the same results. Is there anyway to fix this?

1. Use the "cvs -r" option

2. Put "-r" on your cvs line in your .cvsrc:

        cvs -r <other options>

3. Set CVSREAD in your environment


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