Subject: Re: make update hell
To: Ben Collver <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/09/2004 09:06:47
> On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 05:33:45PM +0200, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> > And the disadvantage for pkgsrc is that not all packages use only pax and
> > install, I suppose... What about having the ownership and permissions (at
> > least the non-standard ones, like setuid/setgid/other than root:wheel) in
> > pkgsrc together with PLIST?
> Sounds like an interesting idea.  Would you have to patch the package's
> install script or makefile so that it wouldn't bomb if chmod/whatnot
> failed when run as an unpriviledged user?

It seems I would :-(