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Bug #6643

/usr/bin/install missing from new 2.3.2 installations

Added by Jim Pingle almost 3 years ago. Updated almost 3 years ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Normal
Category:
Operating System
Target version:
Start date:
07/26/2016
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Affected Version:
2.3.x
Affected Architecture:

Description

The /usr/bin/install binary is needed by some packages (such as squid) during their installation procedures, but it is missing from a fresh 2.3.2 install. It is there on upgraded systems.

It appears to be in the base tarball:

: tar tvzf /usr/local/share/pfSense/base.txz | grep 'bin.install'
-r-xr-xr-x  0 root       wheel    32096 Jul 20 11:34 ./usr/bin/install

But it is not present on the running system:

: which install
/usr/bin/install
: pkg which /usr/bin/install
/usr/bin/install was not found in the database

I also tried 2.3.1-RELEASE and 2.3-RELEASE, all of which appear to be missing the binary just after a fresh install.

Temporary workaround:

tar xv -C / -f /usr/local/share/pfSense/base.txz ./usr/bin/install

Associated revisions

Revision 78e9b001 (diff)
Added by Renato Botelho almost 3 years ago

Rename directory where product tarball lies to /distrib. It should fix #6643

Revision c08625fb (diff)
Added by Renato Botelho almost 3 years ago

Rename directory where product tarball lies to /distrib. It should fix #6643

History

#1 Updated by Renato Botelho almost 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Feedback
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#2 Updated by Jim Pingle almost 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Resolved

New installs on snapshots are fine, fixes are on existing packages for current versions so it's addressed from a user perspective.

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