Safari update & Repair Permissions Warning

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Gator Bob, Jul 26, 2012.

  1. Gator Bob macrumors regular

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    #1
    I installed the Safari update and the accompanying update and now when I run Repair Permissions I get this message:

    WARNING: SUID FILE
    "System/Library/CoreS .. has been modified and will not be repaired".

    What does this mean?

    (I have not yet installed my upgrade to Mountain Lion.)
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    May 16, 2008
    #2
    Why are you repairing permissions?

    If repairing permissions results in error messages, some of these messages can be ignored and should be no cause for concern.

    Some people repair, or recommend repairing permissions for situations where it isn't appropriate. Repairing permissions only addresses very specific issues. It is not a "cure all" or a general performance enhancer, and doesn't need to be done on a regular basis. It also doesn't address permissions problems with your files or 3rd party apps.

    Five Mac maintenance myths
    There are times when repairing permissions is appropriate. To do so, here are the instructions:
     

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