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Re: [PATCH] Add svn:permissions support

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-08-22 05:59:48 CEST

Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
> I'm totally against committing this as-is. We've made far too many
> "oh, this works for me, let's put it in" changes already. Justin,
> please write up a design doc for this feature, like I suggested in the
> other thread, and let's kick it around a bit before deciding if, how
> and when to implement this.


For example:

Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz@apache.org> writes:
> Please remember that CVS respects permissions - it's an inherent flaw
> in SVN's model that it can't. A working copy in CVS has at least
> the same permissions as its ,v file. So, for true CVS compliance, you
> need to implement something like this.
> I doubt I'm the only one who has relied on the permissions feature
> of CVS. So, here's a case where SVN 1.0 will not be as good as CVS
> if this feature isn't present. -- justin

How do such CVS working copies behave under Windows, or other non-Unix

And what does it mean when the same users and groups don't exist on
one working copy box as on another?

Can you describe exactly how you depended on this feature of CVS,


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