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From Bruce Elrick <br...@elrick.ca>
Subject Re: APR/Subversion "make install" bug
Date Thu, 12 Aug 2004 15:48:02 GMT
Greg Hudson wrote:

>SergeyKSV@mail.ru wrote:
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>>>Please fix the makefile to set correct permissions.
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>On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 09:47, Bruce Elrick wrote:
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>>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. 
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>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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True enough.  I had neglected to think about that.

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