lintian build failure

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Wed Aug 3 13:25:34 UTC 2011

Hello Benjamin,

Benjamin Drung [2011-07-25 16:56 +0200]:
> +E: control-files-weird-files: control-file-has-bad-permissions triggers 0664 != 0644

This is most likely because in oneiric the standard umask for
non-system users is 002 now, for users which are in a private user
group. I. e. new files get created with 664 permissions now.

As the "buildd" user is such a user, this would explain the test suite
failure. As the test suite seems to assume a 022 umask, I suggest
running the tests with an "umask 022" statement.


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