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Re: [PATCH] svn now stores unix-owner, -group, and -mode too

From: Ph. Marek <philipp.marek_at_bmlv.gv.at>
Date: 2005-02-01 16:07:42 CET

Hello, Ben!

On Tuesday 01 February 2005 16:01, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2005, at 1:05 AM, Ph. Marek wrote:
> > Hello everybody,
> >
> > here's a patch which sits atop of my previous patch for issue 1256
> > (http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1256; patch at
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=dev&msgNo=82866)
> > which saves the owner, group, and unix-mode of files in properties.
>
> Wow, I know you've got a patch in that issue for preserving file
> timestamps in a property... but where did this extended idea come from?
> I don't remember having discussed this.
Well, it's part of the (every now and then upcoming) idea of using svn as a
backup-mechanism ... eg. for /etc, and similar things.

eg. take asvn, which exists at least since 2003.

Maybe you'd like to take over for Julian, who wanted to take a look at the
patches in november? In that case, thanks a lot in advance !-)

Regards,

Phil

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