BUG? - Creating directories; LFS-6.0-TESTING...

Kris van Rens krisvanrens at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 20 00:52:53 PDT 2004


--- Kris van Rens <krisvanrens at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I think I found an error in the LFS-6.0-Test book;
> it's in Chapter 6: Creating Directories.
> First you create /var/tmp with:
>    install -d /tmp /var/tmp -m 1777
> With the stickybit and the right permissions; but
> later on:
>    install -d
> /var/{tmp,opt,cache,lib/{misc,locate},local}
> I think the permissions will be overwritten
> here...Anyway; it is created twice.

The permissions _will_ be overwritten; introducing a
failure in the permissions on /var/tmp.

This bug is in the unstable version of LFS too.


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