On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 10:44:37AM BST, Stuart Henderson wrote:
> Related to the forwarded mail below, the mandoc.db files are also
> affected by umask.
> Would it make sense for pkg_add and pkg_delete to just force a sane
> umask before starting operations?
Please do - it would be very nice indeed.
This bit me in the arse a while back.
> ----- Forwarded message from Marc Espie <es...@nerim.net> -----
> From: Marc Espie <es...@nerim.net>
> Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:13:53 +0100
> To: Alessandro DE LAURENZIS <just22....@gmail.com>, ports <email@example.com>
> User-Agent: Mutt/1.5.22 (2013-10-16)
> Subject: Re: pkg_add and umask [was misc@: Re: Cannot connect to CUPS web
> interface in -current]
> Mail-Followup-To: Alessandro DE LAURENZIS <just22....@gmail.com>, ports
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 10:54:34AM +0000, Stuart Henderson wrote:
> > Moving to ports@ ...
> > On 2015/03/10 11:32, Alessandro DE LAURENZIS wrote:
> > > Hello Stuart,
> > >
> > > On Tue 10/03/2015 08:28, Stuart Henderson wrote:
> > > > Is this while building the port, or just installing from packages?
> > >
> > > Installing from packages. Isn't that expected?
> > Not sure.
> > So:
> > 1. Database files in /var/db/pkg are affected by umask ("pkg_add moo" with
> > umask
> > 077, then you can't "pkg_info moo" as a normal user)
> > 2. Normal installed files from the package are not affected by umask
> > 3. @sample'd files with an explicit @mode are not affected by umask
> > 4. @sample'd files *without* an explicit mode (e.g. normal files installed
> > in
> > /etc) are affected by umask
> > ...
> > 1 could be argued either way, but I think current behaviour is ok.
> > 2 and 3 seem correct to me
> > 4 is surprising to me. Marc, is that intentional?
> I kindof think 4 should be forbidden or default'd to something sane, indeed.
> ----- End forwarded message -----