Re: Files still 550 on ftp.debian.org...
Matt> Yes I am mirroring file permissions from master so If master is
Matt> screwed up I am screwed up :)
Carl> Master is fine ;)
Matt> Would someone please chmod -R 644 the tree on master I will get the
Matt> new permissions on the next update.
Carl> They've been fine for a day and a half ;)
There are some options for mirror which relate to file modes. For example
(quoted from mirror(1))
file_mode Mode to give files created locally. 
dir_mode Mode to give directories created locally.
mode_copy Flag indicating if we need to copy the mode
Dirk Eddelb"uttel http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/~edd