FW: checksetup.pl errors
justdave at bugzilla.org
Wed Dec 8 16:16:09 UTC 2004
Kevin Benton wrote:
> I'm wondering - should checksetup.pl gripe if the user running it is a
> member of the proper group even if their primary group isn't the target
> group? For example, when I log in, I'm in group X, but a member of the
> apache group. I think that if checksetup.pl were able to verify whether or
> not files could be created then chgrp'd to the web group, it shouldn't
> complain at all.
I was thinking the same thing... I promoted the bug requesting that to
a release blocker last night. :)
> One other thing - I think it would be wise for checksetup.pl to
> interactively set g+s on all BZ directories so that new files would
> automatically have the group set properly.
This isn't a bad idea. I saw Chris's reply saying to do it in the
tarball, but I'm pretty sure tar will kill the +s bits when you unpack
the file if you're not root when you unpack it. Not to mention it's
nice to have a way to automatically recover if you mess them up (which
I've actually seen people do pretty frequently).
Dave Miller Project Leader, Bugzilla Bug Tracking System
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