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Bug#4525: dpkg-buildpackage assumes file protections and shoots self in foot

On Fri, 20 Sep 1996, Heiko Schlittermann wrote:

> Hmm, should the root portions change the umask before creating any
> files?  (I think, it's no good idea.)

I also think it's a bad idea of dpkg to change the umask.  His
debian/rules should fix the permissions of files it creates.  This is a


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