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

Angel Tsankov fn42551 at fmi.uni-sofia.bg
Wed May 17 02:44:41 PDT 2006


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Staub" <chris at beaker67.com>
To: "LFS Support List" <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2006 12:39 PM
Subject: Re: LFS 6.1.1: coreutils tests as user dummy: touch: setting times of `/': Permission denied


> 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 /"?

Yes, / (i.e. $LFS in non-chroot'ed environment) is owned by root:
drwxrwxrwt 25 root root 4096 ...

It seems to me that this exactly is the reason why user dummy cannot set times of /, isn't it?



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