Re: xbase-clients 4.3.0-pre1v4: incorrect permissions set on /usr/X11R6/bin
On Friday 14 November 2003 02:06 am, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 11:15:43AM -0500, Josh Metzler wrote:
> > I did a fresh install of Debian using the new debian-installer. I only
> > installed the base packages. I then dist-upgraded to unstable. I
> > installed xfree86 4.3.0-pre1v4 with no previous version of x installed.
> > I also installed KDE from unstable.
> > I was unable to login as a normal user using KDM. So, I tried
> > ~$ startx
> > -bash: startx: command not found
> > After some searching, I finally checked the permissions on
> > /usr/X11R6/bin and found:
> > ~# ls -l /usr/X11R6
> > total 16
> > drwx------ 2 root root 4096 Nov 11 10:23 bin
> > drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Nov 11 09:14 include
> > drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Nov 11 09:17 include
> > drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Nov 11 09:17 include
> > doing a "chmod +rx /usr/X11R6/bin" fixed everything for me. I suggest
> > checking what permissions the experimental xbase-clients sets on this
> > directory.
> I've heard a few reports of this, but I am totally stumped by what could
> be causing this. The xfree86 packages almost certainly appear to *not*
> be at fault, as the attached data collected auric.debian.org (Debian's
> master archive) illustrates.
> Do you have any other packages that ship this directory?
> The command "dpkg -S usr/X11R6/bin" should tell you.
You are right. I had assumed it was an XFree86 package that had created the
directory, but gv must have gotten installed first. This bug was filed
against gv yesterday (#221042).