LFS-5.1.1 tarball permissions problem

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Jun 20 20:43:26 PDT 2004

Archaic wrote:

> 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.

Unless I'm mistaken, the umask setting can't add permissions, only take 
them away. Otherwise setting umask to 0022 would make every file 
group/world writable, but it has the opposite effect.

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