updating baselayout PERMS_PROTECT
On Sun, 22 Mar 2009 23:53:23 -0400
Caleb Cushing <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> of course this leads to the problem... what if the 'admin' explicitly
> changed the permissions... Maybe we should have something like
> PERMS_PROTECT (similar to config_protect). where portage won't update
> the permissions if file/directory is protected.
The package manager shouldn't be messing with permissions on existing
directories at all (directories are a shared resource). If you want to
change permissions on an existing directory, do it in pkg_preinst.