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From Bob Archer <>
Subject RE: Disabling automatic setting of svn:executable property
Date Fri, 27 May 2011 13:43:27 GMT
> We have a lot of users using Subversion under Cygwin, which means
> that any files they add get marked as executable by default (and
> almost always uselessly).  Is there any way to disable the
> automatic setting of the svn:executable property on an "svn add"?
> The closest thing I see in the manual is --no-auto-props, but that
> doesn't seem to have the desired effect in a quick test.
> --
> Daniel

Is the execute property of the file on? I expect it is. Use chmod to turn it off before adding
the file. 

(this is mostly an educated guess since I don't use cygwin).


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