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Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx Version 2.8.8pre.5 should copy files in share/lynx_d

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] Lynx Version 2.8.8pre.5 should copy files in share/lynx_doc/ with correct owners/permissions
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2014 06:37:18 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 07:58:47AM +0800, Rajeev V. Pillai wrote:
> Files and dirs. in share/lynx_doc/ are not installed with the correct
> owners/permissions. On a newly installed lynx directory
> (user's default umask is 0077):

hmm - the reason for this is the (very old) use of tar for copying that
directory.  I vaguely recall it being mentioned several years ago.
Most people rely upon packages (which generally are build using umask 027),

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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