[Pkg-bazaar-maint] Bug#470494: Bug#470494: bzr-builddeb: Permissions of unpacked files don't respect umask

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd at luon.net
Wed Mar 19 22:32:02 UTC 2008

On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 09:36:27PM +0000, James Westby wrote:
> Thanks for the bug report. I am not going to fix this in the current 
> upload I'm afraid.
> builddeb uses python's tarfile, and I can't see a way to either
> give it a umask, or make it use the users.
> Perhaps I can fix this by chmodding things afterwards, but I
> would rather not go to that effort now.

Hmmm.. Didn't test if purely python tarfile has the same issue.. But if so it's
really a but in python tarfile, not in bzr-builddeb

Reality always seems harsher in the early morning.

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