cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/pkg_install/lib url.c

Tim Kientzle kientzle at
Tue Mar 6 18:21:10 UTC 2007

Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
>   Modified files:
>     usr.sbin/pkg_install/lib url.c 
>   Log:
>   Invoke tar(1) with the -p option when installing a package
>   from an URL (i.e., do it the same way as when installing
>   from a file).  This fixes the lossage of the setuid bits.
>   It wasn't a problem before because GNU tar(1) implied the
>   -p option for root, but BSD tar(1) doesn't do that.

Hmmm...  This might actually be considered a bsdtar bug.
I'll look into it.

Tim Kientzle

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