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Re: Build failures of coreutils-8.1 in Fedora build system "koji"

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: Build failures of coreutils-8.1 in Fedora build system "koji"
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 21:26:33 +0000
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Jim Meyering wrote:
> Pádraig Brady wrote:
> ...
>> Looks good.
> Thanks for the review.
> I pushed it.
>> Would it be worth also warning here about components
>> of the path that are o+w, as that will cause test failures.
>> I had an untested off the cuff script for that here:
>> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-coreutils/2009-11/msg00247.html

For completeness the last part of that script would need to be:
-perm -o=w ! -perm -o=t

> Thanks, but since
> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/coreutils.git/commit/?id=30eb606ed59da1c3c
> aren't o+w PATH directories ok once again?  They caused trouble for those
> two perl -T scripts only for a few revisions.  Initially, the scripts
> removed PATH from the environment altogether, and now, they're
> fixed once again because they set PATH to '/bin:/usr/bin'.

Oh right :)


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