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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <...@engelschall.com>
Subject Re: proxy chown problem
Date Mon, 19 Apr 1999 17:26:21 GMT

In article <19990416071701.A13596@raleigh.ibm.com> you wrote:

> Current HEAD is not able to be installed (make install)
> by a non-root user.
> 
> The code Dirk committed a little while back to fix
> his proxy permission problems
> doesn't check to see if the user doing the make install
> has permission to do an 'chown nobody proxystuff'
> 
> [snippet of failed install]
> ./src/helpers/mkdir.sh /tmp/makeinstallprob/proxy
> mkdir /tmp/makeinstallprob/proxy
> chown nobody /tmp/makeinstallprob/proxy
> chown: /tmp/makeinstallprob/proxy: Operation not permitted
> make[1]: *** [install-mktree] Error 1
> 
> In ./configure we check to see if the user is root 
> and if not we set the Port to 8080.  Maybe we could do this chown
> in the same way.

I'll fix this the next days. Thanks for the hint.

                                       Ralf S. Engelschall
                                       rse@engelschall.com
                                       www.engelschall.com

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