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Re: Read-only files in .svn causing problems w/ move + delete

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-08-23 22:04:39 CEST

Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> And yet, if you work as user jacobc, even though the permissions say
> not to write to the files, it can, and it does. Why is that the case
> for a normal user but not for root?

Subversion knows it created read-only files, and makes them writable
before modifying them.

Some Unix flavours won't let you chmod a file unless you're its owner,
even if you're root.

-- Brane

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