[arch-dev-public] kernel-headers missing in packages.txt

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Mon Sep 17 17:29:57 EDT 2007

On Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 04:24:52PM -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On 9/8/07, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
> > so please change this to solve this issue of overwriting packages.txt.
> This was actually not the issue. cactus and I tracked it down today,
> with a hint from simo (thanks again).
> There is a cronjob that cleans up permissions on /home/ftp - it used
> to run on the following dirs:
> 0.8
> extra
> unstable
> testing
> community
> So, a while back when we made 'current' a real dir, and got rid of the
> versioned symlinks, it broke the current repo.
> The problem followed to the core repo.
> It should be fixed now.
> Hopefully, a db script rewrite will be coming soon, and we can do away
> with issues like this. If not, I will make sure this is documented
> somewhere for future reference.
> For now this email is informational, so we all know that the
> permissions are kept in check by a cron job.

Most of these directories I also added acls to.  I will do that to the new
ones now.  In theory this should make the cron job unnecessary, but we'd
left it on before too.

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