dh_fixperms - fix permissions of files in package build directories
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 Debian policy.
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 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
executable (since v4). Finally, it
removes the setuid and setgid bits from all files in the package.
When the Rules-Requires-Root
field has the (effective) value of
will also reset the ownership of all
paths to "root:root".
- -Xitem, --exclude item
- 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.
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org>