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RE: SVN and Windows/Linux permissions

From: <Jeff.Drake_at_cox.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 13:34:43 -0400

Good eye, it is Microsoft SFU. If SVN won't track how I think the devs have asked for it, we'll have to wait until their code is re-factored to obviate the whole problem.
Thanks much.


-----Original Message-----
From: Tyler Roscoe [mailto:tyler_at_cryptio.net]
Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 1:24 PM
To: Andy Levy
Cc: Drake, Jeff (CCI-Atlanta); users_at_subversion.apache.org
Subject: Re: SVN and Windows/Linux permissions

On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 01:02:10PM -0400, Andy Levy wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 12:40, <Jeff.Drake_at_cox.com> wrote:
> > This might not really be a SVN question, but somebody may have encountered
> > it. I need to be able to export code from windows hosted SVN (Apache/2.0.58
> > (Win32) DAV/2 SVN/1.3.1) and maintain linux permissions set by linux clients
> > at commit time.   I typically get permissions that omit the group and other
> > permissions, like so:
> >
> > Y:\ls -altr

How are you running ls on a Windows box? If this is Cygwin, that's
another variable which might alter the permissions on checked-out files.

> > Do I *have* to dl to a linux partition, will windows always strip some unix
> > permissions?
> Subversion doesn't track/manage permissions beyond +x (executable).
> If you're connecting to a SAMBA share from Windows and doing an export
> there, it's down to your SAMBA configuration.

Also, check your umask settings.

Received on 2010-03-17 18:34:08 CET

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