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Re: Automake 1.4l released

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: Automake 1.4l released
Date: 14 Aug 2001 10:39:26 +0200
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>>> "Charles" == Charles Wilson <address@hidden> writes:


 Charles> Why is 'chmod -R a-w' used in the distdir: target?  Is
 Charles> it just "that's the way it's always been done?"

chmod -R a-w is done by the distcheck target (not distdir) to
make sure a distribution can work even from a read-only
filesystem (such as a CDROM).  This test was not done in 1.4.
Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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