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Re: set rwx rights to file that are inside a repository (for a UNIX checkout)

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-08-10 16:02:11 CEST

On 10.08.2005, at 14:59, Philippe LEGAY wrote:

> Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On 10.08.2005, at 11:32, Philippe LEGAY wrote:
>>> "svn check out my project" will give me :
>>> -rwx------ foo.c
>>> -rw-rw-rw mysecretpassword
>>> -rw-r--r-- myscript.pl
>>> [snip]
>>> So how can I set the files right inside the repository :
>>> -rw-r--r-- foo.c
>>> -r------- mysecretpassword
>>> -rwxr-xr-x myscript.pl
>> You can get the execute bit using the svn:executable property.
>> For example:
>> svn propset svn:executable ON myscript.pl
>> The rest that you want is not supported natively by Subversion.
>> As someone said, there's an unofficial branch to let you do this.
> Thanks,
> I try and it works. But it is possible to set any of the 777 bits
> of the unix system ? The execute property is like chmod a+w

The svn:executable property only sets the execute bit. Subversion
does not natively support any other modifications to your working
copy's privileges. If you require this and are willing to accept
running a custom Subversion, then the already-mentioned meta-data-
versioning patch is for you.

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