install-sh - permission denied

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at
Tue Oct 20 18:55:21 UTC 2009

--On Tuesday, October 20, 2009 13:35:57 -0500 Scott Lambert 
<lambert at> wrote:

> <pschmehl_lists at> wrote:
>> I'm working on a new port, and I'm getting this error during make install:
>> test -z "/usr/local/bin" || .././install-sh -c -d "/usr/local/bin"
>> .././install-sh: Permission denied
> Is the execute bit set on ../

Bingo!  No, it's not.  Now the question is - why isn't it?  What controls the 
perms on that?

I just made clean and the made extract.  The file is set to rw-r--r-- root 

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