permissions problem with installations from PORTS

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Wed Apr 14 12:50:57 UTC 2004

Joan Picanyol <pica at> writes:
> * Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav <des at> [20040413 19:58]:
> > Joan Picanyol <pica at> writes:
> > > I can second this. It also happens with mozilla and friends (my umask is
> > > set to 077)
> > Pilot error.  Your umask should be 022 or 002 when installing ports.
> > Otherwise, you get what you ask for.
> May I disagree? I expected the ports system to use install to properly
> set up permissions for all files. At the very least, it should be
> documented somewhere.

You deliberately ignored the following warning:

===>  Warning: your umask is 077
      If this is not desired, set it to an appropriate value
      and install this port again by ``make reinstall''

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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