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Re: local repository is read only on Windows

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 22:09:16 -0400

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 21:35, Chris Africa <cafrica_at_umich.edu> wrote:
> I'm running Subversion server as preinstalled Leopard Server, with
> authentication via Apache over https. A Windows user is having an access
> issue that I don't know recognize. Several other Macintosh and Linux users
> are not having this problem (though I know this is not necessarily related
> to platform). The Windows user says:
>> When I create a working copy of a repository the resulting files are
>> read-only (icon overlay is a checkmark on a gray circle). I have to go to
>> the file properties and uncheck the Read-only box if I want to save the
>> file. How can I set it up so that the files are editable when I update from
>> the repository? Thanks.
> He is using TortoiseSVN. He said he had the same issue when he hosted his
> own repository on his own server (he only recently moved to mine).
> Does anyone know how to fix this problem?

What version of Windows?

What permissions does he have on the WC's parent directory (IOW, is it
possible that the attributes/ACLs are being inherited)?

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Received on 2008-08-12 04:09:42 CEST

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