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Re: bug in setup.exe for postgresql-7.3.4-1

On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 12:25:43AM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Seth Rubin wrote:
> > Myself (and Jason) are thinking there's an issue with the cygwin
> > setup.  Maybe I'm being naive, but all this seems is an issue with
> > chmod and/or copy not being done properly on the postgres.exe file
> > during installation.  I don't see where ACL's or ntsec enters into
> > it.
> Here's how:
> Cygwin setup *doesn't* chmod anything at all.  Hence, the file
> permissions end up being set by normal Windows inheritance.  Now,
> interpret that through ntsec, and you end up with mode 700 - on your
> particular system. Setup does try to help things to turn out right, by
> setting the group to Users, on the grounds that most systems will
> grant Users at least Read&Execute, and most users will be in group
> Users. That apparently doesn't hold true on your setup, hence your
> problems.

Is there any way to solve this problem without me adding a postinstall
script that performs a "chmod +rx" on all *.exe and *.dll files
installed by this packages?


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