FreeBSD Port: chpasswd-2.2.2

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed May 25 14:30:53 PDT 2005

On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 11:11:44PM +0200, hobby wrote:
> Hello "Ports"-team,
> i would like to inform you (after consultation with the developer of 
> this port) that you have to chmod 777 /var/tmp. otherwise this port wont 
> work and will print a errormessage, that he couldnt open the tempfile.

No, /var/tmp is supposed to be mode 1777, and if the software requires
otherwise then it's broken.

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