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

Jeremy Utley jeremy at jutley.org
Tue Jul 20 02:12:58 PDT 2004


On Tue, 2004-07-20 at 00:52, Kris van Rens wrote:
> Hey
> 
> --- 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.
> 
> Kris

Thanks for the report - I'd seen this reported previously as well, but
noone had fixed it yet.  Corrected in both testing and trunk (3955 and
3956).

Jeremy




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