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Re: post-install ownership on binaries

On Tue, 19 May 2009 17:53:55 +0200
Filip Hajny <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> is there a way to have pkg_add automatically set desired ownership
> on binaries right after installing from a binary package? I'm
> hitting this problem with Postfix - I guess since the changeover of  
> pkg_install. Both postdrop and postqueue need to be
> postfix:maildrop, and while I see this ownership inside the binary
> package tarball, they get re-set to root:root after installing. I
> know the fix is 'postfix set-permissions' away, but it would be nice
> if the correct ownership were auto-set right away.
> Am I missing something?
Try adding a post-install rule in the pkgsrc Makefile to run
set-permissions, perhaps.  (I haven't tried this.)

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