[darcs-users] spooky action at a distance: file ownerships in repository b (pristine.hashed) change after changing ownerships in repo a

Eric Kow kowey at darcs.net
Mon Dec 28 14:42:37 UTC 2009

Hi Thomas,

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 11:47:44 -0800, Thomas Hartman wrote:
>   I would still like to know what is the mechanism behind this, and is
> there any way to turn it off? It blocks some useful sanity checks.

Was your message to turn off hard-linking motivated by this email, or is
this a separate issue?

If I understand correctly, this thread was about the fact that
permissions of hashed files can be changed 'at a distance' due to hard

In the other message, you found a workaround involving making _darcs
world readable.  Is the spooky action problem still relevant, then?


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