[Slackbuilds-users] leafnode: nasty side-effect on /var
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Fri Oct 31 15:30:22 UTC 2008
On Sun, 19 Oct 2008 03:41:30 +1100
Grant <g_r_a_n_t_ at bugsplatter.id.au> wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> On Sat, 18 Oct 2008 11:07:43 +1100, you wrote:
> >On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 09:14:50AM +1100, Grant wrote:
> >> The leafnode-2 slackbuild killed my system! Panic!
> >No more so than the idea that my script might have killed someone's
> >system :-).
> >> Actually the bugger did a permissions o-rx on /var, killing itself
> >> and web server and...
> >Just to be sure I ran the script again and I cannot duplicate your
> >findings. On my own system:
> >drwxr-xr-x 17 root root 4096 2008-10-18 10:43 var
> Well, I just built the package again, and:
> root at deltree:/opt/src/xxx/leafnode# tar xzf
> root at deltree:/opt/src/xxx/leafnode# ls -l total 456
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 72 2008-10-19 03:27 etc/
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 112 2008-10-19 03:27 install/
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 466579 2008-10-19 03:27
> leafnode-2.0.0.alpha20080904a-i486-1_SBo.tgz drwxr-xr-x 6 root
> root 144 2008-10-19 03:27 usr/ drwxrwx--- 3 root root 72
> 2008-10-19 03:27 var/
> Guess I'll install from source. Did I mention somewhere this is on
> slack-11.0? Sorry if I forgot that.
> Suspect: '--localstatedir=/var \' on line 68?? I haven't checked
> the source.
FWIW, I can't reproduce this either. It almost surely can't be the
build script doing -- did the same thing happen with a manual build
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