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Re: svn_io_file_rename preserves *destination* file permission on Windows

From: Ivan Zhakov <chemodax_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-15 21:54:42 CET

On 11/15/05, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >All tests pass with no-op svn_wc__prep_file_for_replacement and
> > >changed svn_io_file_rename. What do you think about this?
> > >
> > >
> > Please don't even consider ripping that code out before you're 100% sure
> > it's not needed (any more). I certainly didn't make those changes for
> > fun. They were needed at the time.
> Oh, I know. I wasn't talking about ripping *all* af it, just the part
> where it retains the read-only bit on the destination.
> If I consider that:
> - svn:needs-lock was developed on *nix (linux, probably)
> - in *nix it's possible to overwrite a read-only file
> - unix retains the attributes on the file being renamed
> - on Windows a file cannot be renamed if it or its rename-target is read-only
Interesting note: Windows *allow* rename read-only files, but fail if
target is read-only. Could anybody fix me? Brane, what do you think?

Ivan Zhakov
Received on Tue Nov 15 21:55:27 2005

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