On 23 March 2014 23:05, Johannes Pfau <nos...@example.com> wrote:
> Am Sun, 23 Mar 2014 20:20:09 +0000
> schrieb Iain Buclaw <ibuc...@gdcproject.org>:
>
>> On 17 March 2014 14:05, Johannes Pfau <nos...@example.com> wrote:
>> > I'm happy to announce the first GDC ARM beta on behalf of the GDC
>> > team :)
>> >
>>
>> Johannes, I just looked at the permissions of two randomly tested
>> tarballs, and I see the extracted contents is absent of any write
>> permissions.  More of an annoyance if you install via extract + move.
>> No one likes a permission denied error when doing an operation from
>> their own home directory.  :o)
>>
>> Regards
>> Iain.
>
> crosstool-NG does that by default to prevent people from installing
> libraries into the sysroot.
>
> But if you think the we should set the write permissions it's a simple
> change in the configuration, I just kept the default.

I think it should be noted that these tarballs are meant to be kept
separate from system install locations (incase someone misses the
distinction).

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