[lokisetup] setup and exec permissions

Timothee Besset ttimo at idsoftware.com
Mon Nov 11 16:10:18 EST 2002


But the files in <binary> have to be placed in a particular tree layout,
right? With glibc version cpu version and stuff? What if I want to
distribute some shell scripts?


On 11 Nov 2002 13:08:02 -0800
Stephane Peter <megastep at megastep.org> wrote:

> If you are talking about setup, and not makeself, then this is normal.
> All files in <files> tags are copied with permissions 644, except for
> files in <binary> tags which will have 755 permissions.
> The main reason for this behavior was that usually permissions can't be
> preserved on CDROM media file-systems.
> Err, I guess that's something we may want to fix in some way...
> On Mon, 2002-11-11 at 12:03, Timothee Besset wrote:
> > My setup binary is doing bad things to execution rights. If I run the
> > setup with --keep the files expand with +x everywhere. However once I run
> > through the setup and let if copy over the files, the permissions are
> > lost. Does someone have similar things?
> > 
> > TTimo
> -- 
> Stephane Peter <megastep at megastep.org>

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