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Re: git: Tralining whitespace error during commit
- From: Eric Blake <ebb9 at byu dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2007 21:00:37 -0600
- Subject: Re: git: Tralining whitespace error during commit
- References: <70952A932255A2489522275A628B97C304EAD90B@xmb-sjc-233.amer.cisco.com> <loom.20070809T190201firstname.lastname@example.org>
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According to Eric Blake on 8/9/2007 11:07 AM:
> And yet another, which I have been considering doing the next time I package
> git (right now, I'm kind of waiting for git 1.5.3 to come out),
1.5.3 is out, so I'm in the middle of packaging it.
> is to override
> the upstream git's decision that on cygwin, the templates installed
> in /usr/share/git-core/templates are installed with executable permissions;
> whereas on Linux, they are installed without. In other words, _somebody_ (not
> me) thought that because windows permissions can't be relied on, that ALL git
> hooks should be enabled by default;
And that somebody is.... setup.exe. The tar file has the correct
non-executable permissions, but setup.exe insists on giving the files full
executable permissions, perhaps because they start with #!. So I'm adding
a postinstall that undoes the damage.
> whereas on Linux, where permissions are
> reliable, ALL git hooks are disabled by default and you must chmod +x them to
> turn them on. This seems inconsistent to me, but not to the point that I have
> complained upstream on the git mailing list; perhaps you'd like to raise the
> point there?
Not an upstream bug after all.
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
Eric Blake email@example.com
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