the above code snippet is from the first few lines of one of the etisalat 3g usb modem’s postinstall script on osx - seriously, why
chmod -R a+rw "/usr/local/"? no one uses
/usr/local except etisalat?
the modem is a huawei e1550 hsdpa usb stick.
update (june 16, 2011) - @AhmedElGamil sent this post to @EtisalatMisr over twitter, and they said they would forward it to the responsible team insha’Allah. you can see the conversation on twitter here.