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Old 09-23-2005, 12:44 PM   #1
merchtemeagle
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SlackBuilds - file permissions


In different SlackBuild scripts there are lines like

Code:
chown -R root.root .
find . -perm 777 -exec chmod 755 {} \;
find . -perm 664 -exec chmod 644 {} \;

(...)

chmod 755 $PKG/usr/bin/*
chown -R root:bin $PKG/usr/bin
Of course I know what these command do. But when I'm building my own packages, for applications that have no 'official' scripts, how do I know what permissions to set for certain files?

Are there some rules of thumb?
 
Old 09-23-2005, 02:47 PM   #2
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Maybe this can help you: http://www.homepages.lu/pu/pkgcheck.html.
 
  


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