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Bug#242504: tetex-bin: Installation fails (temp file in CWD?)

On 07.04.04 Miles Bader (miles@lsi.nec.co.jp) wrote:


> I got the following error while upgrading my tetex-bin package:
>    Setting up tetex-bin (2.0.2-11) ...
>    mktemp: cannot create temp file texmfXBt9pOg: Permission denied
>    dpkg: error processing tetex-bin (--configure):
>     subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
>    Errors were encountered while processing:
>     tetex-bin
>    Press return to continue.
In postinst we have

TMPDIR=/tmp # mktemp will create its files there

So he should not try to write in $CWD. Would you be so kind to repeat
your experiment, i.e. make your $CWD unwritable and call

bash -x /var/lib/dpkg/info/tetex-bin.postinst configure > log 2>&1

and post the output here?

sigmentation fault

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