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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-07 17:28:27

Arkadiy Vertleyb wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am experiencing a strange problem with files checked out from the Boost
> CVS. The files are checked out as read-only, and even if I remove the
> read-only flag (attrib -R afile.hpp), I am not able to modify them -- access
> denied.
> Does this ring any bell or does it sound like some glitch related to my PC?

Are you using "cvs edit afile.hpp" ? That works for me.

If you want to make the files writable without using cvs, you're right
that attrib -R isn't enough. You need to add a writable ACL to the file.

cacls afile.hpp /E /G %USERNAME%:W

Eric Niebler
Boost Consulting

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