[darcs-users] it would be useful for patch-tag to turn off hard linking for darcs storage. can anyone suggest how to do that?

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Sun Dec 20 20:55:09 UTC 2009


Hi Thomas,

On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 20:27:08 -0800, Thomas Hartman wrote:
> I finally resolved the problem by making everything under _darcs world
> readable. Since the parent directory (repo root for a particular repo)
> is world invisible, the effect is that the hardlinked file objects are
> shared by everybody that should have access to them, without
> compromising security.

Maybe this trick should go on the wiki.  I'm not sure where exactly,
perhaps http://wiki.darcs.net/HintsAndTips ?

Cheers,

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Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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