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RE: Checkout every file as read-only; make some of them editable with a explicit command.

From: Petri Varsa <petri.varsa_at_desire2learn.com>
Date: 2004-11-16 17:03:25 CET

Version 1.2 is supposed to have this feature. I don't know when 1.2 is
supposed to be released, but the subversion roadmap mentions this
feature.

http://subversion.tigris.org/roadmap.html

-petri

-----Original Message-----
From: Esteban Bolanos [mailto:ebolanos@datatec-ec.com]
Sent: November 16, 2004 10:53 AM
To: Subversion Users
Subject: Checkout every file as read-only; make some of them editable
with a explicit command.

Hello,

        Is there a way to checkout files in read-only mode ("protected"
files), and
then enable the edition on just the files that one wants to work with?

        Some CVS users who are considering migrating to SVN asked me
this, because
that's a "feature" that they use frequently. I don't know much about
CVS,
but they tell me that, with it, it's possible to checkout files in
protected
mode and then issue a "cvs edit" command only on the files they intend
to
change, in order to prevent accidental changes. All that I know about
"cvs
edit" is that it is normally used in the context of watches; howewer,
they
don't use it for change notification, but rather just as a protection
mechanism.

        How could one achieve a similiar effect in SVN?

Thanks,
Esteban.

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