Setup.exe (v2.609) Primary Group Problem

Karl M
Wed Dec 17 19:44:00 GMT 2008

> Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 14:10:11 -0500
> To:
> Subject: Re: Setup.exe (v2.609) Primary Group Problem
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> Sorry for mailing twice, I never got a response. Is there a workaround for 
>>> getting the default install group to be what I want it to be?
>> I don't understand why a later chgrp doesn't provide what you need.
>> Corinna
> That's what I'm doing now, but that means I have to chgrp every time packages 
> are installed or updated. One package isn't really a problem, but doing this 
> for many packages is. I have to know all file paths associated with every 
> installed/updated package and chgrp( -R) on all of them (which can be time 
> consuming). Even using -R sometimes won't do because some subdirectories' 
> groups would need to remain.
> Would adding cmd line arguments for user/group to setup.exe be possible?
> - Matt
I have used a script like the attached for years, after each time I run setup.
The extra x permissions do no harm and save a lot of work.
Suspicious message? There’s an alert for that.
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