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Re: Unix file permissions

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: 2005-12-01 15:05:59 CET

>>>>> "Shawn" == Shawn Matlock <matlocs@odscompanies.com> writes:

 Shawn> Can Subversion keep the assigned permissions on a file? User1
 Shawn> creates restricted(mode 600) file and submits it to source
 Shawn> control in side of an otherwise open directory.

 Shawn> User2 checks out this file in another environment. The checked
 Shawn> out file is created with permissions whatever User2's umask is
 Shawn> set to.

 Shawn> I'm hoping there's a way for the file perms to be transferred,
 Shawn> but it seems unlikely.

For that to make sense, the owner/group attributes would have to be
carried over as well. But those can't be set to arbitrary values by
ordinary users. So they couldn't be restored on checkout.

         paul

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