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Re: cvs chmod ?

From: Lee Sau Dan
Subject: Re: cvs chmod ?
Date: 08 May 2002 10:17:55 +0200
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>>>>> "Michalski," == Michalski, Rafał <address@hidden> writes:

    Michalski,> Hello How can I remove the executable attribute from a
    Michalski,> file through CVS?  The following idea seemed intuitive
    Michalski,> but does not work if the file in question was
    Michalski,> initially imported with the attribute set.

    Michalski,>  cvs checkout mod_auth_remedy
    Michalski,>  cd mod_auth_remedy
    Michalski,>  chmod a-x INSTALL
    Michalski,>  touch INSTALL
    Michalski,>  cvs commit INSTALL

    Michalski,>  checkouting again...
This won't  work.  The reason is  simple.  CVS doesn't  care about the
file  permissions in  its repository.   Files  stored in  CVS are  not
stored with  the permission setting.   This is well documented  in the
CVS manual.  So, RTFM.

Lee Sau Dan                     李守敦(Big5)                    address@hidden(HZ) 

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