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Re: How to force commit of unchanged file

From: Matt Sickler <crazyfordynamite_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-02-23 04:37:15 CET

svn doesnt version the permissions anyway, so it doesnt matter

i believe there is a branch of svn that is working on doing that though

On 2/22/07, robert@infotility.com <robert@infotility.com> wrote:
>
> Quoting Ralph Seichter <subversion-ml@seichter.de>:
>
> > Robert Dodier wrote:
> >
> > > I wonder if it is possible to commit an unchanged file.
> >
> > If nothing has changed, there is no delta for SVN to commit. ;-) What
> > purpose do you have in mind? If you are thinking about bumping the
> > revision number for the file: this makes no sense, because SVN uses
> > global revision numbers (unlike CVS).
>
> What I really want is to change the file permissions on the file
> in question (i.e. I executed chmod and now I want the svn co or
> svn update to produce the file with those same permissions).
>
> Subversion doesn't appear to recognize file permission changes
> as changes to the file. Which is fine, and I'm sure there are
> plenty of good reasons for that. I am just trying to work around
> that behavior.
>
> Thanks for any information about that.
>
> Robert Dodier
>
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Received on Fri Feb 23 04:37:34 2007

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