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Re: Windows SVN does't add svn:excecutable, which causes incorrect permissions for Cygwin Checkout

From: Jared Silva <jayrod_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-04-17 20:52:47 CEST

Dave Lawrence wrote:
> Suggested fix to Windows client:
> 1) svn:executable should be added automatically according to the same
> rules the cygwin client uses
> 2) Checkout behavior with respect to this should remain as it is

I use Subversion under Windows and Cygwin, and TortoiseSVN. I think
this is a bad idea.

Files created by Windows typically have executable permissions from
the Cygwin perspective. Your suggested fix would cause EVERY file to
receive svn:executable.

You should be using auto-props any ways.

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Received on Tue Apr 17 20:53:07 2007

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