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Re: Handling of fat32

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-04-06 20:34:02 CEST

Roel Schroeven wrote:
> Michael Stather schreef:
>> But my problem is that svn exits when it can´t write the file
>> permissions, and how do you actually handle this?
>
> Can you manually write files to that partition? If not, you can't expect
> svn to do it. In that case you'll have to change the permission of the
> fat32 partition, probably in /etc/fstab

AFAIK every linux shell command will at least print out a warning if it
can't set the permissions (e.g. copy a file from an ext3 to a fat32
partition).
But Subversion relies on setting the permissions correctly, so of course
it has to fail and not just print a warning.

Stefan

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