[Distutils] [issue6] all files installed +x

Pete pfein at pobox.com
Fri May 9 06:01:08 CEST 2008

On May 8, 2008, at 11:29 PM, Greg Ewing wrote:

> Peter Fein wrote:
>> Setuptools installs all files with mode +x (executable), overriding  
>> any permissions specified in the original archive.
> ALL files? Literally?

All .py/.pyc files, yes.

> If that's true, then on Unix this is astonishingly
> wrong and definitely needs to be fixed.

I believe I called it "broken and dangerous".

Full discussion at: http://nabble.decenturl.com/setuptools-nose-chmod-bug

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