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From "Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot" ...@marcelot.net>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] I had a /root, but Apache ated it
Date Tue, 13 May 2008 13:03:42 GMT
Thanks for the complete debugging...

We only have some error managment code in the install.sh script. You're
right we should also have this in the bootstrap code.

I'll create a JIRA in order to correct this issue for the next Apache DS
release.

Thanks.
Pierre-Arnaud

On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Martin Schuster (IFKL IT OS DSM CD) <
Martin.Schuster1@infineon.com> wrote:

> Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot wrote:
> > Hi Martin,
> >
> > Ouch!... Sorry about that...
> >
> > Thanks for reporting. You're the first one to have this kind of error.
> >
> > Could you please give us more information on your system?
> >
> This is a Gentoo-box, but I think this is not related to the problem.
>
> The problem seems to come from the fact that the installer uses
> tail -n +239 $0 > $archiveName
> but $0 is  "-su"  when the installer is called with
> . /path/to/installer
> after having used su to change to the root user.
>
> (of course, calling it that way was a stupid mistake on my side).
>
> Now the tail command fails, thus the untarring fails, so there is no "sh"
> directory, which leads to awful things when you are in e.g. /opt:
>
> cd sh                 <-- does not work
> . ./install.sh        <-- does not work (unless there already is an
> install.sh
>                                         which would lead to strange
> effects)
> # Cleaning
> cd ..                 <-- this _DOES_ work -- I'm now in /
> rm -rf sh             <-- does not work, unless there is an directory "sh"
> rm -rd root           <-- eats my $HOME
>
>
> You should definitely put some    || exit
> stuff in the installer :)
>
> hth
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