Makewritable Extension

This extension is not distributed with Mercurial.

Author: Friedrich Kastner-Masilko

Repository: http://bitbucket.org/face/timestamp/

Compatibility

Mercurial version x

Extension version

1.2 <= x < 1.3

7:6a39353faa79

1.3 <= x < 1.4

11:d39bbd33e5e8

1.4 <= x < 1.7

16:6ea28b25c44f

1.7 <= x < 1.9

21:32c9e3253671

1.9 <= x < 2.7

22:fe1b90905b3c

2.7 <= x < 3.3

46003917fb72

3.3 <= x < 3.7

4943f11991a4

3.7 <= x

9e0087580334

Overview

This extension interactively removes read-only flags from files being accessed in write-mode. Normally, Mercurial would abort such operations on read-only files. The extension forces a hook/wrapping of the opener class, testing every file access for write mode and read-only flag.

Configuration

Configure your .hgrc (or Mercurial.ini on Windows) to enable the extension by adding following lines:

[extensions]
makewritable = path/to/makewritable.py

This will already install the opener hook.

Usage

Whenever Mercurial attemps to open a read-only file in write-mode, you will be prompted (via the appropriate UI's prompt method) with a message similar to this:

make '/full/path/to/readonly.file' writable? [Yna?]

You can then enter one of the following commands:

y - make the file writable
n - leave the file read-only, leads to aborting the write access

a - make all remaining files writable without further notice

? - display help


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MakewritableExtension (last edited 2016-06-15 15:37:13 by FriedrichKastner)