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authorEdward Thomson <>2016-05-31 22:08:18 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2016-06-08 00:43:39 (GMT)
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add: add --chmod=+x / --chmod=-x options
The executable bit will not be detected (and therefore will not be set) for paths in a repository with `core.filemode` set to false, though the users may still wish to add files as executable for compatibility with other users who _do_ have `core.filemode` functionality. For example, Windows users adding shell scripts may wish to add them as executable for compatibility with users on non-Windows. Although this can be done with a plumbing command (`git update-index --add --chmod=+x foo`), teaching the `git-add` command allows users to set a file executable with a command that they're already familiar with. Signed-off-by: Edward Thomson <> Helped-by: Johannes Schindelin <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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