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Re: File permision portability

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-10-10 19:45:18 CEST

Greg Stein wrote:

>On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 02:43:10PM -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
>
>>...
>>Yah -- it sounds like whatever Subversion comes up with as a portable
>>representation for file modes, most of the new code should actually
>>end up in in APR. Subversion will limit itself to storing and
>>retrieving those representations as svn properties, and of course to
>>actually using them to set perms when appropriate (checkout, update).
>>
>
>Hmm... I think SVN should only worry about the "execute" bit. That is really
>the only interesting mode. For r/w, we should just use 0666 as modified by
>the current umask.
>
I agree. But I think we will have to have system-specific bits: the
"execute" bit only makes sense on Unix, on Windows we'd probably want to
remember "system" and "hidden" (and possibly "compressed", although
that's going a bit far).

-- 
Brane �ibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>            http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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