[Distutils] Setuptools Bug: all files installed +x

Pete pfein at pobox.com
Thu May 1 20:00:21 CEST 2008

On Apr 22, 2008, at 3:56 PM, Cliff Wells wrote:

> On Tue, 2008-04-22 at 12:19 -0400, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>> At 11:49 AM 4/22/2008 -0400, Pete wrote:
>>> On Apr 21, 2008, at 6:01 PM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>>>> At 04:23 PM 4/21/2008 -0400, Pete wrote:
>>>>> I'm not looking for explicit testing support from setuptools for
>>>>> testing here - I'm just asking that a bug that breaks a 3rd party
>>>>> testing package be fixed.
>>>> You haven't stated anything yet that sounds like an actual bug to  
>>>> me.
>>> What about the dangerous & broken complaint?
>> Which I don't yet understand, let alone agree with.  Simply asserting
>> over and over that it's bad and dangerous doesn't help.
> He's also right in that arbitrarily setting the execute bit apparently
> serves no explainable purpose (otherwise I assume you'd have  
> provided an
> explanation by now), so the onus of explaining why this is a desirable
> behavior comes back to setuptools.

Did a decision ever get made here?  I don't mean to be a nag, but this  
is continuing to cause problems for me and my users.  Just wanted to  
make sure it doesn't get lost/forgotten.

This is why people have bug trackers y'know. ;-(

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