[nycbug-talk] umask in Makefile
george at galis.org
Tue Jan 31 19:14:26 EST 2006
On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 03:21:06PM -0500, Johnny Lam wrote:
>George Georgalis wrote:
>>Is there any way to set the umask within a makefile for all the
>>files it creates? with a default umask of 002 in my shell, I'd
>>like to have make use 022 without starting each line that creates
>>a file with "umask 022 ;"
>>I don't particulary want to write a wrapper to call make, but that
>>seems the only way. Ideas?
>I think that's the only sane way to do it with BSD make. The other
>ways, e.g. hacking the file named by $ENV, etc., are all too gimmicky.
>Alternatively, you could just fix permissions after the targets are
>created -- that's what I do for some simple websites that I manage using
"fix permissions after" is probably the better way, eg extract to
$PWD/target/ then "install" target to /$PREFIX however in this
case writing to /$PREFIX is perfectly fine and the next one off
in 1/2 time makes it a better option sometimes... I'm gona try
defining SHELL and see what happens ;)
George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator <IXOYE><
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