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Re: some thoughts on owner-group-mode

From: Ph. Marek <philipp.marek_at_bmlv.gv.at>
Date: 2005-04-06 11:50:13 CEST

On Tuesday 05 April 2005 17:56, Sven Geggus wrote:
> Hi there,
> looking for Revision-Control of Configuration-files I came across your
> owner-group-mode subversion branch! I hope, that this will be part of the
> next Subversion Release, as this looks quite promising.
I don't think it'll make it into 1.2.

> I'm using the asvn-wrapper at the Moment, which is not working very well at
> all.
> In future one could even implement ACL-Support using your approach.
> I just compiled your branch and gave it a try.
> There are two things which would need to be fixed for making it usable for
> my purpose:
> * At the Moment Directories don't seem to have any unix-mode, owner and
> group properties at all.
This can be done by manually setting svn:owner, svn:group and svn:unix-mode to
anything (eg "yes") - it will be committed with the current values.
I'm preparing to get my dir-auto-props into the meta-data-versioning-branch;
then you can in your configuration file define automatic properties for
directories, too, and every add/import will send the right values into the

> * "svn status" does not report permission or ownership-only changes.
As the values are changed on a commit, a change of the file (or at least of
properties) is needed.
 svn ps svn:owner $RANDOM path/to/file
The next commit should put the correct values in the repository.

> Do you intend to implement those?
> Sven


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