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Re: file permissions?

From: Charles Bailey <bailey.charles_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-06-15 23:21:48 CEST

On 6/15/05, Phil Lawrence <prlawrence@lehigh.edu> wrote:
> I carefully set the permissions for a bunch of directories, then did
> an svn import.
> But when I changed to a new directory and then did an svn checkout,
> none of the permissions on the checked out dirs were correct!
> Did I miss something, or are unix file permissions not tracked by
> default? And if not, is there a process whereby I *can* track them?
> I don't mean just whether or not something is executable, I need the
> full chmod stuff.

The short answer, unfortunately, is that Subversion doesn't do it.
The slightly longer answer is that if you search for the "meta-data
branch" in the dev list archives, it'll yield some info about a branch
experimenting with this capability, and the philosophical issues over
whether it should be a part of Subversion.

Charles Bailey
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