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i386 current snapshots

Both the Dec 7 and Dec 9 snapshots change the permissions on the root
directory so as to be accessible only by root.  This prevents non-root
logins as well as disabling some services.

As Jacob Meuser pointed out on Monday, this is due to the record for "."
in test34.tgz:

% pax -vzdf test34.tgz .
drwx------  2 root     wheel            0 Dec  9 16:53 .
pax: ustar vol 1, 6347 files, 93618176 bytes read, 0 bytes written.

As far as I can tell, previous snapshots did not include "." in