[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Retaining execute permissions on scripts.

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: Retaining execute permissions on scripts.
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 10:16:25 -0700 (PDT)

--- James Hughes <address@hidden> wrote:
> I have some shell scripts that are executed from the
> working directory 
> of one of the users in our system (Call it 'user
> X'). The problem I am 
> having is that, if the scripts are modified and user
> X updates, the 
> execute permissions are gone.
> CVSREAD is set, but I thought it would only affect
> write permissions.
> Is there a way to prevent this behaviour, short of
> wrapping 'cvs update' 
> for user X in a script that will 'chmod +x' these
> scripts each time an 
> update is performed?

Make sure that the archive file permissions have the
execute bit set and that the users' umask doesn't mask
it out.


Do You Yahoo!?
Yahoo! Health - Feel better, live better

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]