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Re: pkg/42328: setting PKG_SYSCONFDIR.minicom creates directory permission problems
The following reply was made to PR pkg/42328; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Steven Drake <sdrake%xnet.co.nz@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/42328: setting PKG_SYSCONFDIR.minicom creates directory
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2009 11:10:10 +1300 (NZDT)
On Mon, 16 Nov 2009, OBATA Akio wrote:
> If both current this package and after your patch works, just remove
> OWN_DIRS_PERMS line.
> Because it means no need special permission to config directory.
Good idea and probably best, I have no idea why the directory is given
special permissions, it does not need it. (This is nothing in the cvs log
and I doubt jlam will remember why he added it 7 year ago.)
> If this package is really require special permission to the directory,
> PKG_SYSCONFDIR_PERMS should be used instead of OWN_DIRS_PERMS.
PKG_SYSCONFDIR_PERMS is not mentioned the the pkgsrc developer's guide!
( Should this be another PR? sigh! )
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