sudo chmod 644 ./.git/index
instead of 777 resulted in the same result a bit later:
fatal: index file open failed: Permission denied
On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 3:37 PM, Kyle J. McKay <mack...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Aug 8, 2013, at 15:18, Andrew Ruder wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 11:35:35PM +0200, Stefan Beller wrote:
>>> On 08/08/2013 10:27 PM, Justin Collum wrote:
>>>> -rwxrwxrwx 1 dev dev 17K Aug 8 13:12 index
>>>> -rw-rw-r-- 1 dev dev 17K Aug 8 13:16 index # <---------------
>>> The permissions are set to reading for all and writing for you(r user)
>>> and your group. This should be no problem with standard git commands.
>>> Before you had the index file executable, why would you need that?
>> I'm about 90% sure the issue he's having is that the write bit for
>> other/world goes away and he is neither the user dev or the group dev
>> and the reason for all the executable bits is that he is regularly
>> chmod -R 777 .
>> Justin, if this is true, I will tell you that git respects your umask
>> but I just can't bring myself to really suggest someone type umask 000
>> ever. :(
> If you really want a repository that's writable by everyone, why not just do
> "git config core.sharedRepository 0666" ?
> If you just want them to be group-writable you may be happier with "git
> config core.sharedRepository true" or possibly "git config
> core.sharedRepository all". The setting is described fully in "git help
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