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Re: Is it safe to delete the svn:executable property on text files?

From: Theo Van Dinter <felicity_at_kluge.net>
Date: 2005-06-06 18:17:22 CEST

On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 10:00:18AM -0400, Cem Karan wrote:
> svn:executable property when they don't need it. Is it possible to
> SAFELY delete the svn:executable property? As in, will subversion
> do anything funny with the files that I should be worried about?

It'll make the file not executable... That's about it.

> Also, is there any point to making this conversion? I mean, will it
> make the commits any smaller, or is this much ado about nothing?

Yes and no. I'm of the opinion that even insignificant errors should be
fixed. If the files aren't supposed to be executable, they shouldn't be.

If you don't care about such things, I don't think there's really any other
benefit to removing the property.

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