permissions and ownership of /usr/src
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Sun May 10 21:54:00 UTC 2015
On Sun, 10 May 2015 15:03:44 -0400, David Banning wrote:
> I am in the process of upgrading my system from 8.2 to 9.3.
> I deleted the /usr/src folder and re-created it.
The correct word is "directory". :-)
> Presently the permissions
> drwxr-xr-x 22 root wheel 1024 May 9 17:32 src
> but I am getting an access error to /usr/src from mergemaster.
What exactly is the error message?
> Can anyone tell me what the permissions - ownership are/should
> be for /usr/src ?
/usr/src should belong to root:wheel and have rwxr-xr-x permissions
(those are the defaults). Does mergemaster indicate an error for
/usr/src itself or for a subdirectory thereof?
You probably can restore /usr/src by using the mtree specification
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