[Pythonmac-SIG] bdist_mpkg questions
matsakis at mit.edu
Sat Jun 4 16:05:17 CEST 2005
On Sat, 4 Jun 2005, Bob Ippolito wrote:
> The /usr/bin/installer and the Installer.app can have different
> behavior, and if either does happen to change permissions, then it's a
> bug in Mac OS X 10.3 (one that looks rather inconsequential). It
> absolutely does not have that behavior in 10.4, and it does everything
> it should be doing as documented.
I've observed this bug with the Installer application as well. As I said
in my original message:
> I strongly suspect this is a bug in Apple's installer; Under 10.3, their
> documentation claimed that packages wouldn't change the permissions of
> existing directories, but this is exactly what happened with the
> Appscript Installer 1.0 (10.4 appears to fix this).
> Where did that package come from anyway? I certainly didn't build it.
It came with Python23Compat, which you claim to have built:
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