permissions problem with installations from PORTS
Michael E. Mercer
mmercer at nc.rr.com
Thu Apr 15 01:11:41 UTC 2004
I got a new machine that is blazingly fast.
I also installed gnome-lite which in turn installed a majority of these
ports that are having these problems.
What I am getting at, is I never *saw* that warning.
On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 08:50, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Joan Picanyol <pica at biaix.org> writes:
> > * Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav <des at des.no> [20040413 19:58]:
> > > Joan Picanyol <pica at biaix.org> 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''
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