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bug#3800: [emacs-devel] emacs-23.0.96 make install misbehavior

From: Nelson H. F. Beebe
Subject: bug#3800: [emacs-devel] emacs-23.0.96 make install misbehavior
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 13:03:14 -0600 (MDT)

>> I imagine it is the "-R" that is the problem. I guess the install
>> should make sure the directories themselves, and those files we
>> install in them, are readable ...

The permissions of directories not owned by the package must not
be touched.  If a specific permission mode is needed, and an
existing file or directory lacks that permission, then "make install"
should warn about the problem.

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