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Re: File::Inplace module is altering file permissions/ownership

by Anonymous Monk
on Mar 04, 2007 at 05:56 UTC ( #603105=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to File::Inplace module is altering file permissions/ownership

So, what is Inplace doing and how and why is it changing permissions? And how can I stop it?
No chmod, no umask, uses File::Copy, File::Temp
No chmod, no umask
# Internal routine to force a temp file to be writable after # it is created so that we can unlink it. Windows seems to occassional +ly # force a file to be readonly when written to certain temp locations sub _force_writable { my $file = shift; my $umask = umask(); umask(066); chmod 0600, $file; umask($umask) if defined $umask; }
With a umask of 066 only the creator of the file will be able to read or write to the file. File::Inplace needs to account for this behaviour.

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Re^2: File::Inplace module is altering file permissions/ownership
by mojodaddy (Pilgrim) on Mar 05, 2007 at 04:11 UTC
    Thank you, o inscrutable one. I shall ponder this until its meaning is revealed to me.

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[1nickt]: See this code. (I expected to simply eval loading threads as a check, but weirdness happened with Perlbrew so it's a grep of -V ...)
[choroba]: Config might be better than grepping -V
[Corion]: Also see Config::V, which is less of that hackery, or that hackery hidden in a module ;)
[1nickt]: The problem was with Perlbrew
[Corion]: Whoops - Config::Perl::V
[1nickt]: I found that when using Perlbrew as recommended, with cpanminus in the system perl lib, such tests were failing to detect the data about the perl that was the install destination.

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