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Re: PKG_DESTDIR_SUPPORT=destdir problem?

On 2019-09-03 14:29, Greg Troxel wrote:
Hauke Fath <> writes:
[INN] installs a swath of files with custom ownership and
permissions. After dumping all that into work/.destdir, it drops root
privilege, and then surprisingly is not able to package some of the

Is this something the package needs to fix, or has the destdir support

I wonder if you can get it to use nbinstall writing METALOG, so that it
can produce the package without root.

Sounds lovely. Do you have an example package that I could look at?

Lots of packages end up with root-owned files, I think.

Yes, I wondered...

Are some of the files user=root mode=0600, so that the non-root user
can't read them? 0640, which amounts to the same.


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