Activities owned by root in recent xo-1.5 builds?

Chris Ball cjb at
Mon Jun 28 16:44:32 EDT 2010

Hi Martin,

   > Hi list, just now, attempting to test dsd's Record-82, I realized
   > that all preinstalled activities in /home/olpc/Activities are
   > owned by root.root, with modes 755/644 .
   > Installation from Browse fails. Our activity updater fails as
   > well.
   > Is this expected -- part of an overall change that needs to be
   > completed?

It's unexpected, and an odd bug because nothing changed in the build
scripts between os203 and os204.  I'm going to run another build and
keep an eye out for any error messages..

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at>
One Laptop Per Child

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