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

Thomas Hartman tphyahoo at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 04:45:02 UTC 2009

I believe I have a work-around (described in the wiki) that allows me
to move forward without disabling hard linking, thanks.

Qualified with "I believe" because I just got feedback that indicates
there are still permissioning bugs, but I don't believe these are
related to hard linking.


2009/12/28 Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net>:
> 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
> linking.
> In the other message, you found a workaround involving making _darcs
> world readable.  Is the spooky action problem still relevant, then?
> Thanks,
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