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 > read > > 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 > > Cheers, > > Matthew > > -- > Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 > The Paddocks > Savill > Way > PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey > Marlow > Tel: +44 1628 476614 > Bucks., SL7 1TH UK _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"