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Re: Tortoise does not set write permission after "get lock"?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 09:13:46 +0100

Lasse Vågsæther Karlsen wrote:
> While I understand that the "feature" that resets the readonly flag is
> pesky, and probably unwarranted, I'd hardly call the fact that antivirus
> removes a virus from your computer a problem. If that is a problem, your

The problem is not that it removes the file, but that it removes the
file without telling you!
And no: such things must never be configurable. Because if the AV works
properly, you won't get such notices every five minutes but only *very*
rarely. And removing a file is something serious, which *must* be shown
to the user before the action is performed.

So yes, I'm blaming the AV tool here too.
(in case you need further proof that silently removing files is bad:
Kapersky had a bad signature file in december which removed explorer.exe
- no notice, no warning, nothing: but my computer in the office where
I'm forced to use AV stopped working. And yes: I've configured it to
first warn me before *every* action).


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