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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] inetutils 1.9.4-1




On 2018-07-20, Takashi Yano wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Jul 2018 12:19:10 -0700
> Gary Johnson wrote:
> >     2018/07/19 11:54:24 running: C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe --norc --noprofile "/etc/postinstall/inetutils-server.sh"
> >     *** Warning: The permissions on the directory /var are not correct.
> >     *** Warning: They must match the regexp d..x..x..[xt]
> >     *** ERROR: Problem with /var directory. Exiting.
> >     *** Warning: The permissions on the directory /var are not correct.
> >     *** Warning: They must match the regexp d..x..x..[xt]
> >     *** ERROR: Problem with /var directory. Exiting.
> ...
> > I've never had problems like this before.  I had exited all Cygwin
> > programs before running setup.  I normally run cron, but I stopped
> > that, and ssh-agent, but I killed that.  I checked the permissions
> > on /var, and while they don't match the regexp d..x..x..[xt],
> > I didn't create that directory and setup has never reported any
> > issues with it before.
> 
> /etc/postinstall/inetutils-server.sh has not been changed.
> Therefore installing previous version (1.9.1-2) should cause same error.

I reverted to 1.9.1-2 and got the same error, as you expected.

> >     $ ls -ld /var
> >     drwxrwx---+ 1 Administrators Domain Users 0 Jul 19 03:57 /var
> 
> Please chmod /var directory to match regexp d..x..x..[xt]
> for example: chmod 755 /var

I executed

    $ chmod 755 /var

and installed 1.9.4-1 again.  No error this time.

I have no explanation for how the permissions on /var might have
gotten changed unless it happened during the Windows update.

Regards,
Gary


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