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From Greg Hudson <ghud...@MIT.EDU>
Subject Re: APR/Subversion "make install" bug
Date Thu, 12 Aug 2004 15:26:13 GMT
SergeyKSV@mail.ru wrote:
> >Please fix the makefile to set correct permissions.

On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 09:47, Bruce Elrick wrote:
> umask is considered a 'local' setting; there are many reasons to set it 
> to various values depending on your local circumstances.  It would not 
> make sense to set it in the makefile of a software package; someone else 
> would have a problem with that overriding their umask settings and 
> wondering why this was done. 

While this is a perfectly valid viewpoint, it is quite non-standard. 
APR should be using "install" in its install rule, not "cp", for
consistency with other software packages.


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