minor bug in inn install script

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Sun May 23 07:21:34 UTC 2004


Georg Schwarz <geos at epost.de> writes:

> There is a small bug in inn 2.3.5's support/install-sh script (and it
> looks like it still exists in 2.4.1):

> When installing $INSTDIRS in the Makefile, all these directories, even
> when they already exist, get chowned/chgrped to the news-user and group.
> This is because of the following code in install-sh:

>         if [ -d $dst ]; then
>                 instcmd=:
>                 chmodcmd=""
>         else
>                 instcmd=mkdir
>         fi

> it should not only set chmodcmd="" (preventing existing directories to
> be chmoded) but also chowncmd="".  Just all chowncmd="", and things
> should be fine.

Thanks!  This will be fixed as soon as some authentication issues to the
repository have been ironed out and will be in 2.4.2.

-- 
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>


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