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

Chuck Kirschman Chuck.Kirschman at Nosp_am.bentley.com
Sun Jul 15 16:30:41 BST 2007

With all due respect, I have seen the same behavior as Gerd.  The only 
way I found to fix it was to edit the repository files and reset the 
permissions.  I have yet to figure out what causes it.  It generally 
doesn't seem to reappear.


Tony Hoyle wrote:
> 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).
> Tony

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