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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] BUG: feature request: 'tla chmod' which 'touch'es f

From: Zenaan Harkness
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] BUG: feature request: 'tla chmod' which 'touch'es files
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 07:30:36 +1000

On Mon, 2004-09-27 at 07:13, Aaron Bentley wrote:
> Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> >>>Files must be able to be publicly readable when in an arch archive.
> >>
> >>In an arch archive, sure, but the working directories just need to be
> >>in whatever shape the user wants to edit them in.
> > 
> > 
> > Exactly.
> > 
> > And so how do you propose to achieve that, if permissions are not
> > stored separately to the file?
> Archives don't store the files themselves, they store changesets and tar 
> files.  Both have adequate mechanisms for recording file permissions.

Yes, but I thought I was referring to revlibs - anyway, how do you
solve this for shared revlibs, which is the point I'm getting at ?

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