alfs fails to execute ...

Nicholas Dille DarkYeti at
Mon Jan 15 13:48:15 PST 2001

> mkdir() mask defaults to "0777" so I'm not sure I understand what 
> could cause
> the problem.

i couldn't help investigating and started up my notebook whcih has
perl 5.6.0 on it.
it really seems to be specific to perl 5.6.0 when mkdir defaults to
mode 0777.

i could not get my perl 5.005_03 to accept any mkdir statement without
a mode argument :-(


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