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Bug#477699: general: No read permission for /usr/include/GL directory

On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 19:10 +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 18:02:28 +0100, Neil Williams wrote:
> > I would suggest that this bug should be closed, it certainly does not
> > appear to be a "general" bug because only one package creates that
> > directory and that package is creating it correctly AFAICT.
> > 
> dpkg creates that directory, and dpkg ought to use the permissions from
> the package, regardless of umask, IMO.

I follow dpkg development only as a basis of working within Emdebian so
I can't really comment on whether dpkg should ignore umask - it might be
a good idea to reassign this bug to dpkg and see what the dpkg
maintainers feel about this behaviour.


Neil Williams

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