permissions problem with installations from PORTS

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Tue Apr 13 10:52:15 PDT 2004

Joan Picanyol <pica at> writes:
> * Michael E. Mercer <mmercer at> [20040411 21:42]:
> > Anyways, there is a permission problem with [...]
> > directories. They are installed with permissions 700. They need to be
> > 755 for non-root users to use these applications.
> 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.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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