[cvsnt] Re: Preserving execute bit for checkout on Linux machines?

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Mon Feb 10 17:30:21 GMT 2003

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On Mon, 10 Feb 2003 17:57:06 +0100, "Koen" <no at ssppaamm.com> wrote:

>The problem:
>I have checked in files from a windows machine, and these files should have
>execute permission when checked out on a Linux machine. Now, I tried making
>a very small difference and then comitting the file again on a Linux
>machine, but still the execute permission is not preserved (the commit
>*does* happen).
>I read a few things already about problems with execute bit etc.. but never
>found a solution.
You can't really... there is no such thing as an execute permission on
NT, so if you're editing the file on both it'll tend to get lost.


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