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Re: Changing permissions on files in the repository

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-03-11 06:04:53 CET

Ralph Becket wrote:

> I'm sure this question must have been asked before, but I haven't had
> much luck googling for the answer or searching in the mailing list
> archives, so I hope someone can help me out.
>
> My problem is that I checked some files into my Subversion repository
> and now I want to change the permissions on them such that next time I
> check them out these files are neither group nor world readable.
>
> Simply chmodding the files and then doing `svn ci' doesn't achieve
> anything.
>
> My question: is there a simple solution?
>

No, svn has no system for preserving permissions, or tweaking them. The
only feature that is "close" is setting the svn:executable property,
which causes files to be +x in the working copy.

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