2.0.7: inherit permissions = yes breaks setting read-only on files

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Wed Aug 23 13:34:28 GMT 2000

Robert Dahlem wrote:
> I will send you a patch, but the problem remains that 
> someone needs to write the autoconf detection code for
> HAVE_BROKEN_MKDIR. Without this code the patch won't 
> harm any system with a non-broken mkdir() but the
> systems in question would be pushed back to the level of 
> 2.0.6 .

ok.  Can you send me a list of systems in question
that a broken / non-broken?

> I guess, "gcarter at lanier.com" is one of your AKAs.

Nope.  Not me.  I have no idea who that is.

> If you could tell me which type of system is in 
> question and the address of someone with
> such a system able and willing to compile/run some 
> lines of code from me, I would be happy to provide 
> the autoconf detection code too.

You lost me here.  Which type of system in question.
I'm assuming you are talking about broekn / non-broken mkdir()

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