Gave that a shot, but still seeing the same problem
any other tips?
On Sat, 4 Oct 2003 15:36:37 +0100
Matthew Seaman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 04, 2003 at 09:00:55AM -0400,
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm having a problem. Whenever I run pkg_info with
> > whatever switches, I receive this at the top of the
> > out, any ideas?
> > pkg_info: show_file: can't open '+COMMENT' for reading
> Somewhere under /var/db/pkg you have a +COMMENT file
> which isn't
> readable by your UID. That's not correct -- all of the
> files under
> /var/db/pkg should be readable by all. That is mode 644
> for general
> files or mode 755 for directories and executables. All
> should be
> owned by root:wheel as well. Except for +MTREE_DIRS
> files which seem
> to be mode 444 for some odd reason.
> Try this (as root):
> # cd /var/db/pkg
> # chown -R root:wheel .
> # chmod -R a+rX,go-w .
> # chmod 444 */+MTREE_DIRS
> Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26
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