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Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:13:52 +0100
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: is wrong with

* orc <> [2014-01-15 16:42:08 +0800]:
> umask 077
> cat < lib/ > /lib/ # /lib/ is created with mode 600
> mv -f /lib/ /lib/
> chmod 755 /lib/ # failed with "Permission denied"
> After that the system is unusable and requires external assistance.

this is why you should have chmod statically linked

but this should be fixed so there is no window during
the update where dynamically linked binaries fail

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