*creepy* Actually, I needed files to stay not read-only. That way later I can easily find files that were modified by me (not received from VCS) to check them in. *creepy*
If you are using Git, you *could* use:
git log --no-merges --stat --author="Pattern" --name-only --pretty=format:"" | sort -u
Taken from: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6349 ... s-modified. There are some other great suggestions/advices, which might do the trick for what you want to achieve.