non-owner-writable files generated in ghc build process?
stefanor at cox.net
Sun Apr 29 10:33:29 EDT 2007
On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 09:12:00AM -0400, Isaac Dupree wrote:
> When I was doing `rm -r` on a build tree it pointed out that
> were write-protected. Tacking this down, they're generated from .lprl
> with unlit... then (in mk/suffix.mk) they are `chmod 444`-ed. Is this a
> problem? Is the purpose to remind people that those are generated files,
> so don't change them? (hmm... if someone has a restrictive umask like
> 027, will this circumvent it? would `chmod -w` make more sense?)
umask only affects file creation, not chmod.
> I know, I can use `rm -rf` in order to unquestioningly follow UNIX
> permissions model...
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