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 08:07:20 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
>>
>>>
>>> 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?
>
> Most likely. However, it is not *supposed* to be able to in order for the test to pass.

As far as I understand, the test tries to set times of /. If we execute the test as user dummy and dummy does nto have permission to 
set times of /, the test is supposed to fail, right?
If so, how is the test supposed to pass when executed as dummy?
If not, then I'm definitely missing smth... 




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