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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-31 09:00:03

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Thomas Witt <witt_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> Thomas Matelich wrote:
>>>> On 8/30/05, Thomas Witt <witt_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> Are you using cvs on the command line, or a GUI? WinCVS for example (and
>>>> probably its brethren), defaults to checking out readonly. Its in the
>>>> globals I think (not at my dev machine at the moment)
>>> I am using the commandline and cvs -w does not cut it either. And no I
>>> don't have CVSREAD set. But yes there still might be something I missed.
>> You might look in the docs to see if there's something that can be set
>> in your .cvsrc to change this.
> I did try this, without success. Also, note that only few files in Boost
> have watches on them, so this should not matter either.
> But, I recall there were plans to switch to Subversion, which does not have
> such problems (in addition to being vastly better that CVS in other
> respect). What happened to those plans?

Definitely on hold until after 1.33.1

Dave Abrahams
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