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Re: Do Debian packages need to build properly with umask 0007? (was: Bug#208802: Wrong permissions on exim manpages)

On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 10:00:32AM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
>If it is an error, is there a straightforward way to fix it, i.e. some
>magic setting in debian/rules? (/I/ did not find anything in the
>make-manual.) If not it boils down to avoid cp (without -a or -p)
>and use install -m<correct mode> instead.

Explicitly setting the permissions on files in a package is the
correct thing to do - that way you can't be surprised, and the package
build will work for everyone.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
  Getting a SCSI chain working is perfectly simple if you remember that there
  must be exactly three terminations: one on one end of the cable, one on the
  far end, and the goat, terminated over the SCSI chain with a silver-handled
  knife whilst burning *black* candles. --- Anthony DeBoer

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