MySQL and "More Control/Package Users" Package Mgmt

Chris Staub chris at
Sun Jun 20 15:42:41 PDT 2010

On 06/20/2010 06:31 PM, Timothy Rice wrote:
> Dear BLFSers,
> Then we get to (the tail of):
> It appears that mysql would like to rm a file that it isn't supposed to be
> playing with, namely some file called 'dir'. However, the install log
> isn't explicit about the location of this file; nor does the mysql
> documentation seem to explain why this file should be removed in the first
> place.

/usr/share/info ~/mysql-5.1.42
rm: remove write-protected regular file `dir'?

It is trying to update /usr/share/info/dir. My solution was to make 
/usr/share/info/dir owned by the "install" group and group writable.

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