11.2.0 development build 14 released

C. Scott Ananian cscott at laptop.org
Sun Mar 20 13:52:09 EDT 2011


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.
  --scott

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