[darcs-users] Re: Wishlist: execute permissions

Manfred Lotz manfred.lotz at web.de
Thu Nov 25 14:23:29 UTC 2004

On Thu, 25 Nov 2004 06:56:12 -0500, David Roundy wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 25, 2004 at 07:26:03AM +0100, Manfred Lotz wrote:
>> After reading many of the suggestions made in this list I come to the
>> conclusion that it is best to have an execute file analogous to boring
>> which resides in _darcs/prefs. Somebody made this suggestion already, I
>> forgot his name.
> This wouldn't be too bad an implementation, and has the advantage of
> backwards-compatibility (since versioning execute bits will require a new
> patch type).  If someone wanted to implement it (and did it cleanly), I
> think I'd accept it.

I'm not quite sure if the versioning of execute bits is really necessary.
That's why I like this solution. 

I personally like the idea of a new patch type for meta data in general
but this is a big design decision.


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