On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 09:24:30AM +0200, Adrian Schröter wrote:
How can I maintain the executable mode of a file when I check it in into the build service?
This is not possible. http transfer do not know a permission mask.
Well, subversion uses HTTP and it still support this by changing
well, this is more webdav than simple http AFAIK.
Small correction - it doesn't really have to do with the transfer protocol -- neither HTTP nor its extensions, it's just that we have no way to store this kind of information in the source code repository, and so it would be no point in transferring the information anyway... otherwise it could be transmitted of course.
Currently we would have a problem with our source repo with this. You can not change the permission of a file for a package, because it gets stored only once.
So, I this would be major work to allow this, so I do not see that we will implement such a functionality soon.
Yes... maybe not too difficult, I don't know. Maybe not worth it just for the x bit. Maybe for other reasons (more compatible clients, publicly viewable sources come to mind)
But as usual, if you can provide a patch ... ;)
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