To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/14/2002 00:41:27
On Tue, May 14, 2002 at 09:11:25AM +1000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
> On Mon, May 13, 2002 at 05:26:22PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
>   | FWIW there is still a bug in the METALOG file - the permissions
>   | for archive libraries are incorrect [1].  pax won't find this
>   | because it leaves the existing permissions on existing files.
>   | 
>   | [1] IIRC the files are installed with 0600 permissions, ranlib
>   | is run, then the requested permissions applied - probably to
>   | ensure ranlib has write access.
> Please ensure that your source tree is up to date before making
> assertions about bugs in the system, especially the build system.
> That particular problem was solved on March 19 (2002/03/19) in
> revision 1.198 of share/mk/  I've built many full
> UNPRIVED releases since that fix and the permissions are correct.
> If you notice problems like this on a fresh up to date source tree,
> please use send-pr to report the problem at the time.

Looks like I last updated on March 14!  Didn't realise it was quite
that long ago :-(
OK I didn't send-pr it when I found it (back in Feb), but did mail
one of the tech- newsgroups.....
Given you were still playing with the code at that time I'd
thought a note to the ng would suffice.

Never mind :-)


David Laight: