[New-bugs-announce] [issue6516] reset owner/group to root for distutils tarballs

Till Maas report at bugs.python.org
Sat Jul 18 18:14:59 CEST 2009


New submission from Till Maas <opensource at till.name>:

Please allow to create tarballs with owner/group of files be set to root.

One possible fix is to change cmd in distutils/archive_util.py to this:

cmd = ["tar", "-cf", archive_name, "--owner=root", "--group=root", base_dir]

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assignee: tarek
components: Distutils
messages: 90685
nosy: tarek, till
severity: normal
status: open
title: reset owner/group to root for distutils tarballs
type: feature request
versions: Python 2.6

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