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Re: Mac client, Windows file server?

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Sep 2009 11:21:21 -0500

Jack Repenning wrote:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=462&viewType=browseAll&dsMessageId=81559#messagefocus
> Because your actual file server platform was Linux, the file server
> process must have been SAMBA (like the case in the link), and the
> config tweaks mentioned there were possible.
>> TortoiseSVN had no trouble checking out or dealing with existing
>> working copies.
> Right: because SAMBA does a good job of pretending to be Windows.
>> I went on the assumption that what I was trying to do was
>> unsupported so I found a workaround.
> That may be were we're stuck, too, since the SAMBA work-around can't
> be directly applied to a Windows server implementation (doesn't have
> the same configuration files ... indeed, doesn't configure with
> _files_ at all!).

I don't understand why the files are being created read-only in the
first place in your situation, though. Does the mac have the unix-like
umask concept that you could change? Or is there some mismatch between
user ids on the client and server?

   Les Mikesell
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