Keep file permissions on commit

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Thu Aug 5 02:25:00 BST 2010

On Mon, 2010-08-02 at 22:00 +0200, Felipe Sere wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'd like to use Bazaar keep track of the changes in my configuration
> files in /etc as well as their respective ownership and permission
> settings.
> Apparently this is not possible with Bazaar, as it does not store this
> information. Am I right with that assumption? (read it on Wikipedia)
> How hard would it be to add this functionality as a plugin? I have not
> coded in Python, but I guess I could try as long as it not too complex
> from the Python side (not many Python-centric hacks/tricks/etc
> required).
> What do you think? Or does someone have a solution ready and packaged
> with a nice bow on top? 
> Please CC me in the answers as I am not subscribed to the list.
I would recommend having a look at etckeeper, which supports Bazaar.



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