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Re: permissions problems are a catch 22 (newbie)

From: Eric Wilhelm <ewilhelm_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: 2004-09-28 15:51:15 CEST

# The following was supposedly scribed by
# Faine, Mark
# on Tuesday 28 September 2004 08:36 am:

>In order for someone in that group (like myself) to import a project
> into either of the two repositories the permissions on the
> repositories must be changed to allow group write: chmod -R g+w
> libraries.

Assuming this is a Linux system...

If you set the "sticky bit" on a directory, everything created in that
directory should belong to the group.

  chmod g+s dir/

Of course, each user's umask is going to come into play too. (See:
"use svnserve or apache".)


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