[cvsnt] readonly checkouts (permissions in .v file not 666)

Tony Hoyle tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Sat Jul 14 15:10:35 BST 2007

Gerd Winkler wrote:
> Hi all,
> i have a problem with readonly checkouts.
> I don't set any watch or other options for multiple devolopers.
> The permission in some ".v" files are "55" or "260".
> These files are checked out "readonly".
> How can i change these permissions?
> What's the reason for this effect?
The only thing that gets read out of the permissions data is the execute 
bit - the other bits are implicit in the checkout anyway (and on 
windows, not even that, unless you're using cygwin).


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