Recent issue with pkg base missing setuid

Brad Davis brd at
Mon Dec 4 16:37:44 UTC 2017

On Mon, Dec 4, 2017, at 09:25 AM, Kris Moore wrote:
> Anybody else noticed a recent regression (say past month or so) where
> pkg base of latest HEAD is now failing to throw setuid on some files? We
> saw it at first because /sbin/shutdown lost its setuid bit, so users
> can't shutdown the box. I rolled back pkg to 1.10.1 which was working,
> and that didn't seem to make a difference. Now I suspect something in
> HEAD itself changed, but for the life of me can't find where.

Hey Kris,

Can you look at the plist file and see if it is correctly flagging the
file there?

Brad Davis

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