[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 04:46:43 UTC 2009

FWIW, permissioning isues are of the "can't push to a private
directory", there is no breach of private data involved.

Goes without saying, I hope to have this fixed once and for all post haste.

2009/12/28 Thomas Hartman <tphyahoo at gmail.com>:
> 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.
> thomas.
> 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,
>> --
>> Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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