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From "Robert Burrell Donkin" <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [docs] Release Distribution
Date Sun, 06 Jan 2008 10:04:20 GMT
On Jan 2, 2008 10:33 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
<robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 2, 2008 4:39 AM, Roland Weber <ossfwot@dubioso.net> wrote:
> > Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
> > > i've taken a stab at a first draft of documenting release distribution
> > > (http://incubator.apache.org/guides/releasemanagement.html#release-distribution)
> >
> > I was just wondering about the write permissions for
> > all files. Surely the release artifacts should never
> > be modified, as mentioned in later sections. So it
> > would be sufficient to keep those read-only, as long
> > as there is write permission on the directory to remove
> > them?
>
> AIUI yes
>
> the advantage of using the permissions suggested is that it's very
> easy for people to get right. it's irratating when someone tries to
> use directory permissions and gets it wrong since root is required to
> fix them.

anyone with more BSD-foo want to jump in and off to patch?

- robert

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