[tex-live] Permissions of texk/xdvik/xdvizilla are wrong.

Stefan Ulrich stefan-ulrich.nntp at zen.co.uk
Sun Jul 4 19:42:20 CEST 2004

Olaf Weber <olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl> writes:

> The permissions of texk/xdvik/xdvizilla are 444 (read-only) and should
> be 555 (read-and-execute).  The xdvi/Makefile.in contains this rule:

> install-exec: @final_exec_name@
> 	$(SHELL) $(top_srcdir)/../mkinstalldirs $(bindir)
> 	$(INSTALL_LIBTOOL_PROG) @final_exec_name@ $(bindir)
> 	$(INSTALL_SCRIPT) xdvi-sh $(scriptdir)/@wrapper_script@
> ### fix wrong CVS permissions for shell script
> 	chmod +x $(srcdir)/xdvizilla
> 	$(INSTALL_SCRIPT) $(srcdir)/xdvizilla $(scriptdir)/xdvizilla

> The "chmod +x $(srcdir)/xdvizilla" is a problem as it means a build
> from read-only source fails; this should be changed.

Maybe we could swap it:

 	$(INSTALL_SCRIPT) $(srcdir)/xdvizilla $(scriptdir)/xdvizilla
 	chmod +x $(scriptdir)/xdvizilla

Stefan Ulrich

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