[cvsnt] Re: scripts loosing execute permissions

bbq jo pfuis at microsoft.com
Tue Feb 3 15:49:50 GMT 2004

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"Tony Hoyle" <tmh at nodomain.org> wrote in message
news:bvmfsn$7qk$1 at sisko.local.nodomain.org...
> bbq jo wrote:
> > hello,
> >
> > I managed to set up a Windows 2000 box with cvsnt 2.0.24 and to import
> > a Linux box the sources we needed. However, when checking out, script
> > were loosing their execute flag. Same thing happens with a simple 'cvs
> > of a script file: command succeeds but I am left with a file having lost
> > execute flag.
> The old CVS used to store the executable flag on the file itself.  NT
> has no such flag, so it loses all that information - this is
> unfortunately unavoidable.
> If you set the flag under Linux and commit a new revision CVSNT stores
> this information in the RCS file so it'll keep it (at least until
> someone commits from an NT machine).

I see. Thank you very much for your input.

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