[cvsnt] Any workaround for using reserved checkout

Gerhard Fiedler lists at connectionbrazil.com
Fri Nov 3 12:03:40 GMT 2006

Ritesh wrote:

> Is there any way to lock a file in CVS during editing so that another
> user cannot modify it. Like VSS, once a file is checked out it shows in
> state to all users. Is there any plugin available in CVSNT for this?

Check out the reserved edit feature. It's part of cvsnt. We use it
regularly for files that are not or not easily mergeable (like PDF or Word

General info about edit/watch:
cvs edit (note the -x and -c options):
cvs unedit: http://www.cvsnt.org/manual/html/unedit.html


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