[tex-live] updmap and /
oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Mon Mar 2 00:51:03 CET 2009
On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 05:00:14PM -0600, Karl Berry wrote:
> should be a pretty standard RedHat As 4
> tug.org is running RH WS 4, / is not unreadable, and I really doubt WS
> vs. AS makes a difference here.
> rm (coreutils) 5.2.1
> /bin/rm on tug.org does not show the problem.
It shows the problem:
$ mkdir noread
$ mkdir todelete
$ touch foobar
$ chmod 100 noread
$ cd noread
$ rm ../foobar
$ rm -r ../todelete
rm: cannot get current directory: Permission denied
$ which rm
rm (coreutils) 5.2.1
The test machine is tug.org (184.108.40.206).
On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 08:09:12PM +0100, Norbert Preining wrote:
> It is NOT rm, it is the
> cd /
> that fails ...
The error message of Lars was:
| rm: cannot get current directory: Permission denied
Thus the failing program was "rm", not "cd".
The latter one would fail if the directory misses the executive permission.
Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>
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