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Re: Handling of fat32

From: Michael Stather <stather.external_at_onespin-solutions.com>
Date: 2006-04-06 13:43:52 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:

>On 4/6/06, Michael Stather <stather.external@onespin-solutions.com> wrote:
>>I already asked this on the svn mailing list but I was told that perhaps
>>someone could help me here.
>>I can´t run svn on fat32 partitions (under linux), it just complains
>>about not being able to set permissions which is of course not supported.
>>How do you manage this in tortoisesvn?
>* TortoiseSVN does not run under Linux
>* of course, you can't set Linux file permissions on files on a fat32 partition
>* you can ignore those errors, it should work anyway
>The best thing you can do is:
>* use a separate working copy for each OS you're using, on 'native'
>partitions to that OS
>* never access a repository or working copy on a partition that's not
>fully supported by the OS
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Yes I know it´s windows-only.
But my problem is that svn exits when it can´t write the file
permissions, and how do you actually handle this?
I mean svn will always fail under a fat32 partition, how have you got it
to work?
Is there a command-line switch to svn? Or a compile-option?

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Received on Thu Apr 6 13:44:10 2006

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