Setup.exe (v2.609) Primary Group Problem
Wed Dec 17 20:17:00 GMT 2008
Karl M wrote:
>> Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2008 14:10:11 -0500
>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>> 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.
>> 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.
Yes, writing a script for this would probably be my next move if there isn't an
easier option. I have a lot of specially permissioned files which is why I'm
reluctant to do one now. Although the script wouldn't be difficult, keeping
track of those special files would be a pain (especially for all the ones
somewhere under /usr). Thanks for providing a template though.
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