Problems with autoconf-2.52 testsuite using current CVS Cygwin

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Mon Jul 30 09:40:00 GMT 2001


On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 11:55:08AM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>  > Charles, did you check the permissions of the parent directory /tmp?
>  > Is it possible that it still has permissions set so that it
>  > propagatess them to files and subfolders?
>  >
>  > Could you repeat your test after calling
>  >
>  >	chmod 700 /tmp
>  >	chmod 1777 /tmp
>  >
>  > ? The problem is mostly the already existing ACL. As I
>  > wrote in my mail `NTSEC users: Please test' on this list:
>  >
>  > - `chmod 755' on a directory which already has 755 permissions.
>  >
>  >    Will not work since `chmod' is so _clever_ to do nothing
>  >    if the requested permissions are the same as the current
>  >    permissions.
> 
> Yes, that seems to be the problem w.r.t. the "cd /tmp, mkdir a, 
> getfacl... tests" I was using.  However, I've discovered that my entire 
> build tree (/usr/src/{autoconf, etc}/...) also has the 
> problematic-looking acl.  So, I need to recursively chmod all around -- 
> but the subdirs are owned by various users, so a simple script won't do. 
>   Sigh.
> 
> (I mention this because of the <autoconf-build-dir>/tests/1/2/ problem I 
> reported earlier.)
> 
> Anyway, after I finish cleaning up ACL's, I'll try the autoconf tests 
> again -- maybe I too will then enjoy the VFORK bug...  :-P
> 
> --Chuck
> 
> P.S. Anybody know a good way of programmatically removing ACE's for 
> "Administrator" and "Administrators" from every file/dir in a tree, 
> *without* using that stupid inheritance property?

find $your_tree | xargs setfacl -d u:500,g:544

Corinna

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