[arch-general] [makepkg] Permission denied on pkg/ directory

William Giokas 1007380 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 10 02:46:31 EDT 2013

On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 04:38:42PM +1000, Robbie Smith wrote:
> I’ve been porting my old PKGBUILDs to the 4.1 format for VCS
> packages, and for some reason I keep getting errors building the
> package, with the pkg/ directory being created with 000 (d---------)
> permissions. My umask isn’t malformed as I can create directories
> and files just fine, and if I chmod the directory and re-run
> makepkg, it seems to lock the directory.
> Is this a bug, or a new feature of 4.1? Or have I misconfigured
> something somewhere? I did a diff of the configuration files when
> 4.1 was released so they should be up-to-date.

Stuff in the build() function should not be touching the $pkgdir, that
should all happen in the package() function. This is to somewhat force
people to use package functions and not put everything in the build


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