11.2.0 development build 14 released

C. Scott Ananian cscott at laptop.org
Sun Mar 20 13:56:22 EDT 2011

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 1:52 AM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 1:01 AM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
>> On 19 March 2011 17:16, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
>>> updates.laptop.org now offers this stream. Instructions are on the
>>> 11.2.0 page above.
>> Unfortunately this doesn't work.
>> Files such as /etc/shadow and /etc/gshadow are now installed from
>> Fedora with permissions 000.
>> rsyncd on updates.laptop.org runs as non-root, hence cannot read these files:
>> rsync: send_files failed to open "root/etc/gshadow" (in
>> build-11.2.0_xo1.5-14): Permission denied (13)
>> We could fix this by making these files have permissions 400 in the
>> image, or by making rsyncd run as root on updates.laptop.org.
>> Scott, any thoughts?
> I used to run rsyncd inside fakeroot, which solved these problems
> neatly.  There's also a --fake-super option to rsync which can work.
> Or you can just run rsync as root.

used fakeroot.
The --fake-super option was added after upserv was written; it's
probably a better solution now.
I don't know what's actually running on updates.laptop.org these days.

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