cabal permissions problems
simonmar at microsoft.com
Wed Jul 20 06:12:39 EDT 2005
On 25 June 2005 23:47, Frederik Eaton wrote:
> I think I remember running into something like this a long time ago
> and mentioning it to someone, is it fixed in a new version of Cabal?
> I'm using ghc 6.4...
> The problem is that executable files are installed to be only
> executable by user:
> $ ls -al built/bin/
> total 3644
> drwxrwxr-x 2 frederik frederik 4096 2005-06-25 15:35 .
> drwxrwxr-x 3 frederik frederik 4096 2005-06-24 19:57 ..
> -rwxrw-r-- 1 frederik frederik 1183668 2005-06-25 15:40 fcq
> -rwxrw-r-- 1 frederik frederik 2528637 2005-06-25 15:40 fcq-www.cgi
> $ umask
> I haven't experienced this with any other installation procedures,
> only Cabal.
This is a problem with GHC's System.Directory.copyFile, which arises
getPermissions f1 >>= setPermissions f2
doesn't copy the full permissions on Unix. I've fixed copyFile.
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