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Re: [task #4633] GPG-Signed Commits

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: [task #4633] GPG-Signed Commits
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 16:43:43 -0400 (EDT)

Mark D. Baushke writes:
> > >   - Desire the ability to deal with execute bits between
> > >     'cvs rm' and a new 'cvs add' of the same filename.
> > >     Possibly a new admin command to change the execute bits
> > >     on the repository file?
> > >     https://ccvs.cvshome.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=115
> > 
> > <http://savannah.nongnu.org/patch/index.php?func=detailitem&item_id=4446>
> > Not worth delaying 1.13 over without code.
> True, but the code should be fairly simple. I might try to hack this one
> out if I get a free weekend sometime in the next month or so.

That should be handled by the infamous PreservePermissions code that
already exists but was so buggy that it was disabled until someone got
around to fixing it (and writing tests so that it stayed fixed).  If you
really want to do this, it might be a better use of your time to fix
that code rather than writing new special purpose code.

-Larry Jones

It's either spectacular, unbelievable success, or crushing, hopeless
defeat!  There is no middle ground! -- Calvin

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