I have a folder in SVN that i am connecting to via Mac's Terminal. What is the commands to set a folder's perms to 777?
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MacOSX has a fully certified POSIX compliant OS. This also means that the standard Unix command line tools are available, so to change the permissions on a file or folder you can use:
Looking at your comment on another answer, it seems that you want the default checkout permissions to be
Another possibility for you is to use asvn, as this is a wrapper around svn that does store permissions for you.
However, since subversion only cares about the contents of the files, you can't change those permissions in the repository. If you really need to maintain those permissions, you might want to try and make a simple checkout script that will
Another option would be to
On another note, if you are just trying to get executable privileges on a file, you can use
but that doesn't seem to be what you are wanting.
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The MacOS X Terminal == unix commandline, so all online documentation you see relating to the unix or linux command-line and the subversion command-line client will work just fine.