[tex-live] test cd image available

Vladimir Volovich vvv@vsu.ru
Wed, 03 Apr 2002 19:49:04 +0400

"SR" == Sebastian Rahtz writes:

 >>  does the image contain proper file permissions?
 SR> the file permissions are fiddled with by mkisofs

mkisofs only ensures that the files are world-readable, non-writable
(when a special option is used), but it preserves the executable bit.

 >> i did not check the ISO image, but the files synced with p4 still
 >> contain a lot of wrong permissions - most notably a lot of files
 >> in non-bin directories are marked executable without the need

 SR> I see those sometimes, and I mean to fix them. they dont do any
 SR> harm do they?

they don't but they are ugly.

 >> does p4 sync file permissions too?

 SR> yes and no. broadly, it does do the right thing

i.e., when i sync, it fixes the permissions to reflect the changes in
the master repository?