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From Archie Cobbs <arc...@dellroad.org>
Subject Re: ivy issue
Date Thu, 15 Jul 2010 21:55:55 GMT
Then they must have gotten there some other way. In UNIX it's (normally) not
possible for a non-root user to create files owned by root.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filesystem_permissions

-Archie

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 4:53 PM, David Wink <david.wink@gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok I checked and the TeamCity agent is being started as the user engserv.
>  However some of the files being downloaded are still owned by root.  No
> other user is retrieving files.  Most of the files are owned by engserv but
> a few are still owned by root.
>
> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 3:02 PM, David Wink <david.wink@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Ivy is being called from an ant script run by TeamCity.  I will check to
> > see what user the TC agent is started as.
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 2:57 PM, Andrew McFague <amcfague@wgen.net>
> wrote:
> >
> >> To reiterate what Archie said, they're not "coming down" as being owned
> >> by root; ownership of the file isn't transferred over Ivy.  So if
> >> they're being owned by root, it means the Ivy process that is retrieving
> >> them is being run as the root user.
> >>
> >> Can you let us know how ivy is being called?
> >>
> >> Andrew
> >>
> >> On 07/15/10 15:49, David Wink wrote:
> >> > The problem is that I want them to named as the user I am running as.
> >>  The
> >> > user is engserv.  Most of the files being downloaded come down with
> >> engserv
> >> > as the owner but some of them are coming down as root.  Is there a way
> >> to
> >> > control this?
> >> >
> >> > On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Archie Cobbs<archie@dellroad.org>
> >>  wrote:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> Whatever UNIX process is running ivy when it downloads those files
> must
> >> be
> >> >> running as root. This causes any files it creates to be owned by
> root.
> >> >>
> >> >> -Archie
> >> >>
> >> >> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 2:14 PM, David Wink<david.wink@gmail.com>
> >>  wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>> I am trying to get a new build platform up and running.  However
> when
> >> I
> >> >>>
> >> >> run
> >> >>
> >> >>> my ivy resolve and retrieve.  Some of the files are being downloaded
> >> with
> >> >>> the owner of root instead of my user.  This causes me to get
> exception
> >> >>> occured while writing properties file permission denied errors.
Can
> >> >>>
> >> >> anyone
> >> >>
> >> >>> help here?
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >> --
> >> >> Archie L. Cobbs
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >
> >>
> >
> >
>



-- 
Archie L. Cobbs

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