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Re: read-only buffer


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: read-only buffer
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:33:55 +0200

> Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 22:47:13 -0800 (PST)
> From: address@hidden
> 
> On Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7:12:04 AM UTC+1, address@hidden wrote:
> > On Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 4:57:03 PM UTC+1, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > > > Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:09:48 +0100
> > > > From: Jiří Šenkýř <address@hidden>
> > > > 
> > > > I might have mentioned then I'm using Cygwin under Windows. Don't know 
> > > > if
> > > > it's a clue.
> > > 
> > > Which parts are from Cygwin?  Emacs and SVN, only Emacs, only SVN,
> > > something else?
> > 
> > Emacs is cygwin, SVN is windows.
> 
> OK. It looks like the problem is in mismatch of file permissions between 
> Windows and Cygwin. After I ran chmod +w emacs opens files in writable buffer.

Right, it figures: Cygwin implements Posix permission bits in a way
that native Windows programs (in this case SVN) don't understand, and
vice versa.




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