[Rd] File permissions test during R CMD check
Fri, 15 Mar 2002 15:22:21 +0000 (GMT)
On Fri, 15 Mar 2002, Paul Gilbert wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > There is an assumption that
> > umask 022
> > in INSTALL (on Unix-alikes) actually works.
> I have discovered that Mandrake 8.1 /etc/bashrc sets the umask for many
> users to 002, which is a problem because files extracted from cvs have
> group write priviledges. It is fairly easy to fix, once the source of
> the problem is recognized. I'm not sure how widespread this is in other
> Linux distributions.
Relevance? INSTALL sets the umask, not uses an existing one.
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