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Re: Changing file permissions?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006d_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-10-12 00:21:58 CEST

On Oct 11, 2006, at 16:54, Michael.McElroy@schange.com wrote:

>> On Linux, after changing permissions on a file with chmod, svn stat
>> doesn't show any modifications to the file, which means I can't
>> commit it.
>> Am I doing this wrong?
> OK, now I see "svn propset svn:executable ON 'somescript'". Seems
> odd that
> if a certain mode is set when you do an update it stays set in the
> repos,
> but if you want to change just the mode, you have to do it explicitly.

Subversion does not store arbitrary file permissions. It has a
special case for the executable bit, as you see. If you need more
than that, you'll have to build Subversion yourself, from the
unofficial "owner-group-mode" branch:


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