Re: Which version/change in dpkg made it fully honour file modes?
On Fri, 2014-08-08 at 11:49:44 +0100, Michael Tautschnig wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 14:01:33 +0200, Guillem Jover wrote:
> > > So it seems that wheezy's dpkg ignores this:
> > >
> > > diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
> > > new file mode 120000
> > >
> > > while sid's dpkg fully interprets the this-is-a-symlink bit.
> > Actually dpkg-source does not even know about git-style patches, it's
> > just that the patch program has started recognizing them since version
> > 2.7. There's already 749070, and I had pending sending a mail to d-d,
> > precisely looking for possible build breakages. Anyway I'll try to whip
> > up that mail today.
> As I have seen a few more packages doing this recently, could you please send me
> a pointer to the mail thread on d-d - I seem to have missed this I'm afraid (and
> 749070 doesn't yet have further info).
Oh, you didn't. I just didn't send it yet. I wanted to get the new
dpkg release out first. Sorry about that. Will be sending it tomorrow
in case there are no major regressions to fix. :)