Changing ownership of a directory when using staging

Adam Weinberger adamw at
Sat Feb 22 19:05:48 UTC 2014

How do I specify the owner/group and mode of a directory when using
staging? It appears to automatically create every directory as
root:wheel. Setting @user/@group in pkg-plist doesn't affect things with
@exec mkdir.

The only thing I can figure is:
@exec install -d -m 730 -o user -g group %D/path/to/dir

But that'll fail when installed by anyone except root, right?

This problem breaks usability of a number of ports---especially
web-based ones where specific directories need specific owners. Every
time www/dokuwiki is upgraded or reinstalled, a half dozen directories
have to be manually chown'd on the command line, for example.

# Adam

Adam Weinberger
adamw at

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