fix permissions of files in package build directories
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is a debhelper program that is responsible for setting the
permissions of files and directories in package build
directories to a sane state -- a state that complies with
makes all files in usr/share/doc in the package build
directory (excluding files in the examples/
directory) be mode 644. It also changes the permissions of
all man pages to mode 644. It makes all files be owned by
root, and it removes group and other write permission from
all files. It removes execute permissions from any
libraries, headers, Perl modules, or desktop files that have
it set. It makes all files in the standard bin and
sbin directories, usr/games/ and
etc/init.d executable (since v4). Finally, it removes
the setuid and setgid bits from all files in the
Exclude files that contain
item anywhere in their filename from having their
permissions changed. You may use this option multiple times
to build up a list of things to exclude.
This program is
a part of debhelper.