[Keystone Slip #35] One (or more) packages change mode of /tmp

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Mar 15 03:27:28 PST 2001

> 	If one tar's, say, the output of stage 1 (i.e, up to Chap.5) to reuse
> later for another build, and, when later the tarball is untar'ed, the
> sticky bit of tmp dir is lost in the process (actually chmod changes
> from 1777 to 755). There is a tar option to preserve permissions, but it
> must explicitly expressed.
> 	Thus, just wondering Gerard, if by any chance, you started your Stage 2
> build from untar'ring a previously saved Stage 1 tarball, and just
> noticed the fault at the very end, when it might have been there since
> the very beginning?

I do start a stage2 in some cases, but not when I installed my own LFS 
system. I did that one from scratch starting in chapter 4 with fdisk. 

Gerard Beekmans

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