Re: status: hints on how to check your machine for intrusion

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Sat Oct 01 2011 - 18:33:47 EST

On 10/01/2011 10:54 AM, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Andy <akwatts@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> I must be doing something wrong. I only have the 2.6 git repo (so my tags
>> don't drill down to 2.6.x.y just 2.6.x) but my experiement isn't giving
>> the results I expected.
>> [Cloned repo]
>> $ git archive --format=tar --prefix linux-2.6.39/ v2.6.39 | md5sum
>> 482f8bd941def0548a95f34e2d290dfd -
> Try setting tar.umask to 022 (default is 002).

One thing to be aware of is that tarballs produced with git before
version 1.5.0-rc1 (mid-January 2007) have owner/umask git/git 000 as
opposed to root/root 002 or 022.


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