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Re: svn commit: r29789 - trunk/notes

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 14:50:48 -0700

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 2:26 PM, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On unix, this should be possible with the right settings on the
> wc-root (like 'sticky bit'), shouldn't it? I mean with a wrapper which
> sets the right umask and the right access rights, it *should* be
> possible.

SVN's done the right thing not to screw with group permissions since
well before 1.0 - no wrapper needed.

> I'm not going to create a design which actually is going to prevent
> this from happening, but I don't think it should be the primary
> concern of the design... Do you?

No, but if you stick WC metadata in $HOME (as others have suggested in
the past), that'd break such a use case irrevocably. So, please just
don't do something actively which would break it. -- justin

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