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Re: bashbug install mode

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bashbug install mode
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:38:31 -0800
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On 11/28/16 1:35 PM, Michał Górny wrote:

> I don't think they do that anymore. Today, the de facto recommendation
> from GNU would be automake, which installs all executables 0755. Here bash
> stands out as doing something possibly wrong.

I disagree that it's wrong, per se.  Certainly there's no real compelling
reason to change it now.  Who wants to be able to edit a shell script in
situ after it's been installed?

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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