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

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Wed May 17 02:39:16 PDT 2006


Dave Abergel wrote:
> <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

That doesn't really help, since it references an old LFS build method. 
If you built LFS according to the 6.1.1 instructions, then $LFS is 
*supposed* to be owned by root, and the test should pass. The problem is 
likely to be the opposite. What is the output of "ls -ld /"?



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