Portupgrade & Ruby | warning: Insecure world

Ashley Moran work at ashleymoran.me.uk
Wed Apr 5 13:55:31 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 05 April 2006 14:38, Jonas Jacobsen wrote:
> When i use portupgrade, i get this Warning all the time
> /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgtools.rb:980: warning: Insecure
> world writable dir /tmp, mode 041777
> have any of you seen that warning before,? and do you know how to make
> it go away ?

Not seen it but check the ouput of 
$ ls -ld /tmp
(mode should be drwxrwxrwt)

Maybe it is drwxrwxrwx, in which case
# chmod o+t /tmp
will fix it.  Otherwise I'm not sure. 


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