LFS-5.1.1 tarball permissions problem

Archaic archaic at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jun 20 20:16:36 PDT 2004

On Sun, Jun 20, 2004 at 03:13:27PM -0700, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> I think the best we can do for now is to add some text to the README 
> file in the profile to get people to chmod 0644 the contents of the 
> tarball before running the profile for the first time... anyone else 
> have any better suggestions?

I'm not looking at the profile right now, but does it do a cp -a or a
cp? I ask because if it's a cp, then the umask setting is being ignored.


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