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RE: Fwd: [PATCH] Fix for `svn patch` changing permissions of patched files

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:23:44 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bert Huijben [mailto:bert_at_qqmail.nl]
> Sent: vrijdag 22 november 2013 15:21
> To: 'Philip Martin'; 'Branko Čibej'
> Cc: dev_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: RE: Fwd: [PATCH] Fix for `svn patch` changing permissions of
> patched files
>

> Branko: On Windows we never alter permissions. We let the inherited folder
> permission handle these things. A really nice case where the ACL's make our
> code easier, by not letting user code worry about this.
> (There is also a per user temporary directory instead of one for all users)

And even if we would try to do this, it is very likely to fail as managing permissions is commonly not something that the owner/creator of a file is even allowed to do.

        Bert
Received on 2013-11-22 15:24:21 CET

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