[paludis-user] Building app-emulation/virt-manager fails with permission errors

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 7 18:08:51 UTC 2013


On Tue, 8 Oct 2013 01:59:40 +0900
Georgi Georgiev <chutz at gg3.net> wrote:
> Quoting Ciaran McCreesh at 07/10/2013-07:55:09(+0100):
> > On Sun, 6 Oct 2013 09:48:02 +0900
> > Georgi Georgiev <chutz at gg3.net> wrote:
> > > I am having trouble building virt-manager with the following
> > > permission error:
> > > 
> > > >>> Starting src_compile
> > > mkdir: annot create directory
> > > '/var/tmp/paludis/app-emulation-virt-manager-0.10.0-r1/temp//python2.7/home':
> > > Permission denied
> > 
> > Something weird is going on. There's a bug somewhere, which you
> > should report.
> 
> Thanks. http://paludis.exherbo.org/trac/ticket/1289
> 
> I am not sure if this should be reported to Gentoo, I thought you
> might want to have a copy in Paludis' system though.
> 
> Are ebuilds allowed to modify files in the setup phase? If not, then
> it would be easier to report to Gentoo then.

It's a bit of a grey area. They're allowed, but the spec doesn't say
specifically what goes on permissions-wise there. It should probably be
a Gentoo bug, either to not do that, or to make the spec specify what's
to be done.

> One more (possibly unrelated) question though. All files under
> /var/tmp/paludis are non-group writable. Is this expected?

Yes.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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