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From Henri Gomez <>
Subject Re: [4.1.14] New test milestone released
Date Wed, 30 Oct 2002 09:19:09 GMT
Pier Fumagalli wrote:
> On 29/10/02 22:46, "Costin Manolache" <> wrote:
>>Remy Maucherat wrote:
>>>A new test milestone of Tomcat 4.1 has just been released. Please help
>>>test this upcoming Tomcat release for compliance issues and other
>>>Significant changes over 4.1.13 include a security manager bugfix. Over
>>>4.1.12, Tomcat 4.1.14 includes bugfixes as well as performance
>>>The full list of changes is available in the release notes.
>>One small issue: the .zip file doesn't have +x on the bin/ files.
> Ehemm... Actually, the whole thing is completely wrong (I mean how the files
> are on daedalus, not only what you said, Costin)...
> _MAKE_SURE_ (this is _very_ important for mirrors, and I'm trying to enforce
> it now that we're not _yet_ mirrored heavily) that your UMASK is set to 002
> ZARRO ZARRO TOOOOO when putting stuff in /www, that _ALL_ the files you
> create have a 664 mode (therefore when listing them, it needs to come out
> with -rw-rw-r-- ...)
> ALL directories need to be 755 (therefore only THOSE and NOT THE FILES need
> to have the +x bit set) they need to look like "drwxrwxr-x"

Why 755 on directory ? Shouldn't they be 775 to allow group member to 
update them ?

> If you don't have a clue of what I'm talking about, make sure you do "man
> chmod" and "man umask" from your favorite Linux (HAHA!) box...

Better documentation via 'info chmod' on Linux ;-)

> Seriously speaking, now, with the way in which the files for 4.1.14 are laid
> out, they can't be moved, deleted, removed, updated, mirrored by anyone but
> Remy (nah, probably right now with my config I can get them mirrored, but
> anyhow, DONĀ¹T DO IT)

That's why the dirs and files should be make writeable by group to help 
jakarta members update the rights ;)

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