Summary: recommended patches

From: Phillips Nguyen (
Date: Fri Apr 03 1998 - 12:42:57 CST

Thanks for all the replies!

The problem was I had wrong permission setting (700) with one of the
upstream directories. I knew that installpatch ran a nobody since the
system didn't have an "install" user and I didn't trace the permissions
all the way upstream. I wasn't thinking clearly!

>From: Phillips Nguyen[]
>Sent: Friday, April 3, 1998 7:18 AM
>Subject: recommended patches
>I'm having problem installing the 2.6 recomended patches. All of them
>failed with the following error message.
>pkgadd: ERROR: checkinstall script did not complete successfully.
>I've read the and it suggested that this problem is due to

>incorrect permission. However, I untar'ed and ran the installpatch
>script (also patchadd and pkgadd) as root. The permission is also
>Does anyone know what might be the problem and what's the solution?

Phillips Nguyen
Unix Systems Administrator
ZEOnet Technology Center, Buzzeo Inc.
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