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Re: Inconsistent execute permission handling

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Inconsistent execute permission handling
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 13:18:41 -0400 (EDT)

Martyn Klassen writes:
> Personally, I would like CVS to keep track of the execute permissions during 
> commit and update commands.

That's what the infamous PreservePermissions code was intended to do,
but no one ever wanted it enough to make it work right.  In addition to
being seriously buggy, the permissions weren't versioned.

-Larry Jones

I don't like these stories with morals. -- Calvin

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