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Re: Best way to do 'svn chown' ?

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-13 14:13:39 CEST

On 6/13/07, MikeW <mw_phil@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> I have had a look around at historical posts ....
> but what is the current best-practice way to achieve 'svn chown'
> (and chgrp) on files in a repository.
> I have checked numerous files in as '<myself>' and they need to
> be owned (and group-owned) by root when they get 'svn export'ed.
> [I guess root / non-root are the main instances where this is important.]

This is not really svn related: Subversion doesn't version the concept
of file ownership. The uid, gid and umask of the exporting process
determine the ownership of files after an export.



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