From: Pavol Droba (droba_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-01 16:26:32
On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 12:51:19PM -0500, Beman Dawes wrote:
> There must be more to the story than that. I don't have CVSREAD set, but
> always get read-only files from the main CVS yet read-write files from the
> sandbox. It's a mystery!
AFAIK, the reason for this behaviour is that, main cvs have an active watchers
list. It is the functionalilty that generates notification mails.
I'm not sure what is the exact internal cvs logic, but enabling the watchers list
makes the cvs to checkout files as read only.
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