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From Stas Bekman <s...@stason.org>
Subject Re: Apache::Test oustanding issues
Date Mon, 28 Jul 2003 23:52:52 GMT
David Wheeler wrote:
> On Monday, July 28, 2003, at 03:24  PM, Stas Bekman wrote:
> 
>> 2) We have a problem with Apache::Test running as root, since when 
>> Apache "sudoes" into 'nobody' it can't access files under /root or 
>> some other root owned dir. The current cvs version already tries to 
>> tell the user about the problem before starting to run the test suite.
>>
>> Currently the only solution that was suggested is to copy t/ into /tmp 
>> and run the tests from there and then cleanup. That doesn't sound good 
>> to me, however I don't have any better ideas. I hope that you do.
> 
> 
> What about
> 
>   chmod 0777, 't' or die "Can't chmod 't': $!\n";

We do that already. The problem is in the parent path.

Try:

cd /root ; mkdir t ; chmod 0777 t ;
sudo -u 'nobody' perl -le 'print -r "t" && -w _ && -x _ ? "OK" : "NOK"'



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