[FFmpeg-devel] umask the mkdirs in install-* targets
Thu Sep 23 10:31:27 CEST 2010
Etienne Buira <etienne.buira.lists at free.fr> writes:
> I got into trouble when installing ffmpeg having a umask of 0077
> (created directories with perms 700).
> One solution is to umask before calling mkdir -p, which gives the patch
Rejected. The user is expected to set a umask suitable for whatever
he is doing. For all we know, the restrictive mask was intentional,
and relaxing could create a security hole.
mans at mansr.com
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