On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 03:58:57PM -0800, SH wrote:
> We have a repository which holds lots of shell and perl scripts. We add the
> files to repository (from windows client) with executable permissions (using
> cygwin) but when we pull that repository on another machine (windows or
> files dont have executable permission. Can you please provide a solutions for
Git does not preserve file permissions _except_ for the executable bit.
So this should be working.
However, I suspect that `core.fileMode` is set to `false` in your
repository, which causes git to ignore the executable bit. When a
repository is initialized, we check whether the filesystem simply
creates everything with the executable bit. If so, we turn off
core.fileMode for the repository (since otherwise every file would have
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