A probably bug tracking permissions while branching

Otavio Salvador otavio at debian.org
Tue Aug 16 13:42:34 BST 2005

John Arbash Meinel <john at arbash-meinel.com> writes:

> Otavio Salvador wrote:
>>Today I was going to branch a driver to hack and add support to my
>>webcam on it and found a little but serious issue, IMHO. It didn't
>>preserve my permissions while branching.
> bzr does not currently track permissions.
> There have been several proposals for how to handle it. At least one
> which has been implemented, but so far it hasn't been the highest
> priority item.

Ok. Nice to know this is a know problem.

I'll use, for a while, cp -ar to branch :-D

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