[Slackbuilds-users] umask error on calcurse

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Wed May 31 15:04:21 UTC 2023

Il giorno mer 31 mag 2023 alle ore 16:45 Ruben Carlo Benante via
SlackBuilds-users <slackbuilds-users at slackbuilds.org> ha scritto:

> Dear Slackbuild maintainers,
> Sorry for the brief bug report, but here it is, hoping it will help track
> the problem:
> If you use umask 007 (or other for that matter) and install the package
> calcurse,
> you end up with a /usr directory with wrong permissions.
> If you need any other information, I'll be glad to add to it on Friday.

hi Ruben,

you should become root with "su -", so that you use a root login shell,
before running any SlackBuild (it's explained at step 4 of the HOWTO
https://slackbuilds.org/howto/ ).
also, your root user shouldn't have a non-standard umask (0022) because
things, as you saw, break (not just with SlackBuilds): that's just *NOT

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