Subject: Re: DESTDIR support and *_PERMS variables
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/15/2007 21:30:24
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 07:17:20PM +0200, Klaus Heinz wrote:
> I just noticed that there is at least one place where we encode
> ownership, at the end of +INSTALL, +DIRS, +FILES and +PERMS files if the
> package Makefile uses variables like OWN_DIRS_PERMS:


Yes, known issue. Fixing this is the lesser critical item, that's why it
wasn't handled already. The idea is to use REAL_ROOT_USER and
REAL_ROOT_GROUP here as default and check if they have not been
explicitly provided. This is a bit messy, but feasible.