[darcs-users] Re: File permissions versioning?

S. Alexander Jacobson alex at alexjacobson.com
Thu Jul 29 15:48:06 UTC 2004


With cygwin installed, chmod +/- x works from a
DOS prompt.

-Alex-

On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, Samuel A. Falvo II wrote:

> 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?
>
> --
> Samuel A. Falvo II
>
>
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