permissions problem with installations from PORTS
Michael E. Mercer
mmercer at nc.rr.com
Wed Apr 14 18:37:00 PDT 2004
btw: I just verified that my umask is 022. Which is what you stated it
should be set to.
And those ports still installed some directories with 700 permissions.
On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 21:11, Michael E. Mercer wrote:
> I got a new machine that is blazingly fast.
> I also installed gnome-lite which in turn installed a majority of these
> ports that are having these problems.
> What I am getting at, is I never *saw* that warning.
> On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 08:50, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> > Joan Picanyol <pica at biaix.org> writes:
> > > * Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav <des at des.no> [20040413 19:58]:
> > > > Joan Picanyol <pica at biaix.org> writes:
> > > > > 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.
> > > May I disagree? I expected the ports system to use install to properly
> > > set up permissions for all files. At the very least, it should be
> > > documented somewhere.
> > You deliberately ignored the following warning:
> > ===> Warning: your umask is 077
> > If this is not desired, set it to an appropriate value
> > and install this port again by ``make reinstall''
> > DES
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