autotool question: script permissions

Ralf Corsepius corsepiu at
Tue Jul 15 07:51:30 UTC 2003

On Fri, 2003-07-11 at 19:50, Till Straumann wrote:
> Hi.
> I notice that the 'install-if-change' script (in tools/build)
> which is generated during the build process gets installed without
> the execution permission bits set. (644 instead of 755)
>   - what needs to be changed to correct that?
... still investigating ...

Till, could you please perform this test with the tarball below:

tar xzvf automake-installtest-0.1.tar.gz
cd automake-installtest-0.1
make DESTDIR=/tmp install
find /tmp/usr/local -type f -exec ls -l {} \;

I am interested in the output of the find.


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