Subject: Re: New package - epydoc
To: Marc Recht <>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/28/2004 16:23:45
On March 28, 2004 01:41 pm, Marc Recht wrote:
> > I took that out on someone else's suggestion.  Anyone want to be a
> > tie-breaker  on this?  Python distutils is supposed to take care of this.
> distutils takes care of the ${PYSITELIB} stuff. I'm talking about about the
> documentation you're installing/copying into ${EPYDOCDIR} in the
> post-install target. ${PAX} creates ${EPYDOCDIR} while copying the files,
> but I'm not that sure if they get the correct owner and mode then.
> Therefore I suggested the seperate ${INSTALL_DATA_DIR} step.

I just deleted and installed again and it sets the permissions fine.  I tried 
it with umask 027 and it warned me that my mask was wrong and crreated the 
files incorrectly.  However, adding that line didn't make it any better.

D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>