[arch-dev-public] wrong permission to packages

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 19:41:21 CET 2010

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Ionut Biru <biru.ionut at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/09/2010 08:22 PM, Loui Chang wrote:
>> On Tue 09 Mar 2010 19:06 +0200, Ionut Biru wrote:
>>> can you change the permission of the file?
>>> i really don't know why it has such a permission. I know that we have
>>> a cron that fixes the permission but that package was upload
>>> yesterday and still has it wrong.
>>> Can you check if the cron is running?
>> Yeah it's running.
>> The cron script only specifies g+w so it could still remain unreadable
>> I'm not sure what the policy should be exactly, so maybe you can bring
>> that up on the ML but I've made that file world readable.
> this is the second time when this happen and to be fair i don't know why.
> The cron has:
> /bin/chmod -R g+w $d/os/{any,i686,x86_64}
> maybe is better if we change it do chmod 664 by default?

The cron job shouldn't do this; the dbscripts should, right? If we
just got the permissions right there we wouldn't need the cron job at
all actually.


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