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From: Arkadiy Vertleyb (vertleyb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-07 17:44:46

"Eric Niebler" <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote

> Arkadiy Vertleyb wrote:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I am experiencing a strange problem with files checked out from the
> > 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 --
> > denied.
> >
> > Does this ring any bell or does it sound like some glitch related to my
> >
> Are you using "cvs edit afile.hpp" ? That works for me.

No, I wasn't aware of this CVS command -- All the times I used CVS before
files were writable by default... I'll try this as soon as I am at my PC.

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

Thanks a lot!


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