Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%bec.de@localhost> writes: > On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 09:49:15AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote: >> I use CVSREAD=t so that files are read-only until I explicitly use "cvs >> edit". (In general we have a notion that sources can be read only, both >> as a fs and source files permissions, so this doesn't seem that odd of >> me.) > > Yes, it is. Frankly, I find this a case of "local issue". If you want to Where is it documented that the files in pkgsrc/ must have the user write permission bit set? That seems like a bizarre requirement. Consider having pkgsrc on a CD, where files are conventionally 444 because they are in a read-only filesystem. > enforce a read only tree, use a null point. I don't follow "null point". My tree is actually read only, until I make things writable if I want to change them. I don't want to have it be writeabl and then access it through some null mount.
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