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Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Read-only files in www's CVS repository

From: Yavor Doganov
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers-public] Read-only files in www's CVS repository
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2008 11:33:23 +0300
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At Sat, 14 Jun 2008 10:11:30 +0200,
Sylvain Beucler wrote:
> Hi,
> It turns out that somebody activated 'cvs watch on' at a point.
> This on a CVS feature

Yeah, I know about this "feature" but thought it was disabled somehow
at Savannah.  If I understand correctly, anyone can activate it by
accident?  I think I'm beginning to realize why so many people dislike

> This creates CVS/fileattr files on the server, which is how I spotted
> the issue.

Many thanks for this, as usual.

I see now that new checkouts are rw, but existing working copies are
still 444, although any new modifications of those files immediately
make them 644.  That's not a problem.

> However, was there progress with renaming the translation project
> webpages? I think the renaming stalled there.

Still waiting for the sysadmins.  Sometimes it takes time.

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