2011-02-25 builder incident - summary

Kate Stewart kate.stewart at canonical.com
Sat Feb 26 02:00:05 UTC 2011

Dear Developers,

   Earlier today (14:39 UTC) our builders had their sudo package updated
to 1.7.2p1-1ubuntu5.3 from Version: 1.6.9p10-1ubuntu3.8.  This had an
unexpected side affect of setting the permissions with different
defaults.  This resulted in bad permissions being generated for several
packages that otherwise built successfully.  This change has now been

The affected packages have been rebuilt and the builders have been
turned on again.

A list of the known affected packages between 14:39 UTC and 21:13 UTC
(when we turned off the builders) can be found:


If you are aware of other packages that could have been affected, after
checking their permissions,  please join us on #ubuntu-devel to discuss.

Thanks,  Kate

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