[darcs-users] Re: File permissions versioning?

Samuel A. Falvo II sam.falvo at falvotech.com
Thu Jul 29 15:27:29 UTC 2004


On Thursday 29 July 2004 06:41 am, Björn Lindström wrote:
> David Roundy <droundy at abridgegame.org> writes:
> > For the executable bit, yes.  Other permissions I don't think make
> > sense to version, since they would tend to depend more on what
> > computer you're on than anything else.
>
> I miss being able to store read/write permissions, too, using darcs to
> revision control my home directory, and moving around changes between
> different machines.

How will you handle the Windows and OS/2 platforms, where effectively 
*ANY* file is potentially executable, there is no explicit way to tag a 
file as executable, and where it is too easy to assume a file is 
executable when you don't want it to be so on Linux, AmigaOS, etc?

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Samuel A. Falvo II





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