How checkins from snapshot views are done

When you issue the checkin command from a snapshot view, the request is handled as follows:

  1. Your modifications are copied to the VOB as a new version. The version you check in remains in the view, regardless of the view config spec.
  2. Write permission if removed for the file.

For any other instance of the file loaded into a snapshot view, the new version is copied from the VOB into your view. (If your load rules specify a hard-linked element that appears in more than one VOB location, the element is copied into each of the appropriate locations in your view directory tree.)

When you check in a directory from a snapshot view, a copy of the element is added to all instances of a hard-linked parent directory loaded in your view.