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RE: I believe I have found a bug with 'svn mv' + ACL-protected files.

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 09:50:33 -0400

> Per your Issue Tracker Guidelines, I am seeking somebody who agrees
> that this is a bug before I submit it.
>
> Overview: For files, 'svn mv' does not properly inherit ACL
> permissions from the parent directory.
>
> Steps to reproduce (from a subversion working directory):
> 1. setfacl -d -m user:$USER:r-x .
> 2. touch foobar
> 3. svn add foobar
> 4. svn commit -m 'test' foobar
> 5. svn mv foobar barfoo
> 6. getfacl barfoo
>
> If you check the ACL for barfoo after steps 2, 3, and 4, you will see
> that it has properly inherited the user:jdoe:r-x permission. After
> step 5, you will see that barfoo has not. You can circumvent this
> behavior by using "mv" instead of "svn mv" in step 5. In this case,
> you need to "svn delete foobar" and "svn add barfoo" before you can
> commit the move.
>
> Details:
> CentOS release 5.4 (Final), svn 1.4.2 (from yum)
>
> I'm not sure what else is relevant, so fire away if you have questions.

svn 1.4 is MILES old. I'm not a core dev here but I expect that you should attempt this issue with the current 1.6.11 before reporting it as a bug.

BOb
Received on 2010-04-29 15:49:27 CEST

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