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Re: svn propdel svn:executable bug?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-07-06 00:07:27 CEST

William Uther <will+@cs.cmu.edu> writes:

> Hi,
> If I set the svn:executable property on a directory and then remove that
> with a svn propdel svn:executable, then the directory loses its 'x'
> permissions. This is annoying. Makes it hard to use the directory until
> you fix it. :)

I added this feature last month... changing the value of
svn:executable immediately runs 'chmod +x' or 'chmod -x' on the item.
Are you saying that this feature should only operate on files, not
directories? Do we need to put in that restriction?

I don't think that it ever occurred to us that someone would try to
set that property on a directory.... why were you doing that?

Maybe we should prevent that property from -ever- being set on a

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