On Wed, 2013-04-10 at 09:56 -0400, W. Trevor King wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 07:33:35AM +0200, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > /usr/lib/git/git-daemon --syslog --detach --reuseaddr --user=git
> > --group=daemon --pid-file=/var/run/git-daemon.pid --export-all --user-path
> > --enable=receive-pack
> > Try to pull as root or normal user results in:
> > [pid 26786] access("/root/.config/git/config", R_OK) = -1 EACCES
> > (Permission denied)
> > [pid 26786] write(2, "fatal: unable to access '/root/."..., 70) = 70
> > [pid 26785] <... read resumed> "fatal: unable to access '/root/."..., 4096)
> > = 70
> > [pid 26786] exit_group(128)
> > Bisection fingered this commit, though it looks like it's really due to
> > not forgetting who it was at birth. It's not root, so has no business
> > rummaging around in /root. It used to not care, but this commit made
> > "go away" while looking for non-existent config file terminal.
> I ran into this too, although I'm running git-daemon via spawn-fcgi.
> In order to convince newer Gits that you know what you're doing, you
> just need to set HOME to somewhere Git can look. For example:
> HOME=/ /usr/lib/git/git-daemon …
> should work. On Gentoo, I added the following to
> ALLOWED_ENV="PATH HOME"
I can work around it by changing the init script to use su - git -c "bla
bla" to launch the thing, instead of using --user=git --group=daemon,
but that's just a bandaid for the busted environment setup those
switches were supposed to make happen, no?
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