Re: cg-status and empty directories

From: Jim MacBaine <>
Date: 2006-02-28 05:39:51
On 2/27/06, Andreas Ericsson <> wrote:

> I'm afraid not.
> You should also note that git doesn't track permissions exactly. It just
> notices an execution bit and uses it to determine if it should write the
> working tree using (0666 ^ umask) or (0777 ^ umask). This makes it
> fairly unsuitable for /etc tracking unless you add some sort of
> permission restoring thing to it.

I'm aware of those limitations. It is not a backup mechanism at all
and permissions are handled by a small perl script.

However, I'm just curious to know, why cg-status suddenly started to
care about empty directories.

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