[tex-live] Permission bits of installed packages

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Thu Mar 12 23:27:35 CET 2015

On 2015-03-12 at 13:39:50 +0900, Mohammad Akhlaghi wrote:

 > So my question is that while most other components of the operating
 > system (which use Autoconf and Automake) don't rely on or ignore
 > the "permissions that root has set via umask", why does Tex live
 > rely on it?

Why did you deliberately break your system and expect that software
installers provide a workaround?

There is no good reason to set umask 077 globally.


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