LFS 6.1.1: coreutils tests as user dummy: touch: setting times of `/': Permission denied

Dave Abergel davelargeuk2 at yahoo.co.uk
Wed May 17 02:06:14 PDT 2006


Angel Tsankov wrote:
> A coreutils test failed as user dummy with the following message:
> 
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/sources/coreutils-5.2.1/tests/test'
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/sources/coreutils-5.2.1/tests/test'
> Making check in touch
> make[2]: Entering directory `/sources/coreutils-5.2.1/tests/touch'
> make  check-TESTS
> make[3]: Entering directory `/sources/coreutils-5.2.1/tests/touch'
> PASS: relative
> 0a1
>> touch: setting times of `/': Permission denied
> FAIL: not-owner

<snip>

> ======================================
> 1 of 10 tests failed
> Please report to bug-coreutils at gnu.org
> ======================================
> 
> May I safely ignore this failure?

http://archives.linuxfromscratch.org/mail-archives/lfs-dev/2003-October/039044.html

Hopefully that will help.

Dave
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LFS User #16110




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