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Re: svn propdel svn:executable bug?

From: William Uther <will+_at_cs.cmu.edu>
Date: 2002-07-06 17:17:53 CEST

On 5/7/02 6:07 PM, "Ben Collins-Sussman" <sussman@collab.net> wrote:

> 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?

Heh - by mistake. I wanted to set the flag on a file so I typed:

svn propset svn:executable myScript

svn then gave the property "svn:executable" the value "myScript" on the
current directory.

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

Sounds good to me.

\x/ill :-}

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