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From Ryan Bloom <...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: File permision portability
Date Fri, 05 Oct 2001 19:50:56 GMT
On Friday 05 October 2001 12:24 pm, Sander Striker wrote:
> [deliberately crossposted]
> Hi all,
> Can someone give me a quick answer if file permissions
> are made portable in apr.  Specifically, are ntfs acls
> mapped to the flags that show up in include/apr_file_info.h?
> Subversion needs to portably handle at least the execute and
> write permissions, which is my reason for asking.

They aren't, but they need to be made portable.  When I first wrote the
file perm code, I didn't have the patience, or the knowledge to do portable
perms across platforms, so I punted.  If you want to take a stab, I am more than
happy to help.


Ryan Bloom				rbb@apache.org
Covalent Technologies			rbb@covalent.net

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