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Re: www/serf install permissions fix

Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:

> On Tue, Apr 04, 2017 at 09:23:23AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:
>> > On Mon, Apr 03, 2017 at 08:48:42PM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> >> I think the real problem is that the Mac tar is broken and we need to
>> >> avoid using it.
>> >
>> > I haven't seen anything in this thread to suggest that.
>> The mac tar program creates files with mode 666 when run as root, even
>> without the p option.  While tar specs are fuzzy, that seems wrong.
> No, it isn't. It has been the specified behavior of tar since forever.

You didn't answer the last question.  Do you have an opinion about what
should be done?

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