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Re: Committing file makes it unreadable by group and other

From: Jean-Marc van Leerdam <j.m.van.leerdam_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 07:17:05 +0200

Hi Bob,

On 30/05/2008, Hucker, Bob <bhucker_at_bayareanewsgroup.com> wrote:
> When I commit a file, it sets the permissions on my local copy (on a
> Windows file system) in such a way that cygwin shows the file as not
> readable by group or other. Why?

The file handling is done by the subversion libraries, not TSVN
itself. When using cygwin, you should also be using a cygwin
subversion client. Mixing a native windows client (TSVN) with cygwin
can give you exactly the issue you are reporting.

>
> I constantly have to issue the command "chmod -R og+r <dirname>" to get
> my permissions right so that my local Apache server on the PC will read
> the files correctly.
>

Looks like files are being created with a 'rwx------' permission
instead of 'rwxr--r--'. In unix you control this with the UMASK
environment variable. I have no experience with cygwin, so I don't
know if there is such a thing as a umask equivalent available. But if
there is, you should make sure that it is set to default to group and
world readable

HTH

Regards,

Jean-Marc

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