A probably bug tracking permissions while branching

Otavio Salvador otavio at debian.org
Tue Aug 16 15:08:47 BST 2005

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

>>>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
> If your editor supports breaking hardlinks, "cp -al" can be used as an
> optimization. bzr should handle hardlinked files without any problems.

Nice. Thanks by the tip! :-D

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