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Re: file permissions

From: Ben Collins <bcollins_at_debian.org>
Date: 2002-03-27 22:38:26 CET

> So, initially my thoughts were very simple -- what business is it of a
> version control system to pay attention to file perms, which in my
> opinion are more like OS metadata than file attributes?! However, I
> have since yielded grounded over the execute bit, though I still am
> not a proponent of even that.

IMO, if we keep the default behavior of leaving them alone, but allow a
perm property to override (or mask) the users settings, that would be

/       Ben Collins    --    Debian GNU/Linux       \
`               bcollins@debian.org                 '
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Received on Wed Mar 27 22:39:37 2002

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