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Re: It's time for 5.0.1

On Tue, 18 Dec 2012 08:22:58 -0800 (PST)
"S. Cowles" <scowles@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Just recently, I have begun running with a umask of 0077.  So, when
> the install procedure creates new directories, the mode of the new
> dirs is 0077.  Since I install as root, this creates the obvious
> suite of problems when running as a regular user: permission denied
> errors for various shared libraries and functions (e.g. vcs_info). To
> fix the install, I clean house and build from a zsh-clean environment
> with a umask of 0022.

I don't see why zsh shouldn't assume a default mode of 755 for
installation directories it creates.

Index: mkinstalldirs
RCS file: /cvsroot/zsh/zsh/mkinstalldirs,v
retrieving revision 1.2
diff -p -u -r1.2 mkinstalldirs
--- mkinstalldirs	10 Jun 2007 20:46:02 -0000	1.2
+++ mkinstalldirs	18 Dec 2012 16:42:47 -0000
@@ -15,7 +15,8 @@ nl='
 IFS=" ""	$nl"
+# Default directory mode for all zsh files is world read- and executable
 Usage: mkinstalldirs [-h] [--help] [--version] [-m MODE] DIR ...

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