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Re: vc-git bug with top-level repositories

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: vc-git bug with top-level repositories
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 09:40:54 +0900

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>>    I don't think this will fly: currently VC works even when you're looking
>>    at a project to which you don't have write access, so neither the files
>>    nor the .git might be writable.
>> AFAIK, atleast for git, you must have write access, if you do not you
>> cannot ceate a lock file.
> So you need write access even just to do things like diff or even
> just diff-index?  That's too bad.  So maybe for Git we could use that
> refinement of my heuristic, but it wouldn't help for other backends.

I have no idea what ams is talking about here -- operations like
log-viewing and diffing seem to work just fine in git without write


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