"W. Trevor King" <wk...@tremily.us> writes:

> As one of the less experienced folks tripped up by this issue, I think
> that setting HOME explicitly before invoking the daemon is simple
> enough (which is why I just fixed my invocation and didn't post to the
> list).

Sounds like we need a documentation update somewhere.

> The difficulty was figuring out why the daemon was dying in
> the first place (which involved bisection for me as well).  Maybe
> there could be an additional note about HOME to flesh out:
>   fatal: unable to access '/root/.config/git/config': Permission denied
> when there's an EACCES error for the per-user config?

Doesn't access_or_die() say

    die_errno(_("unable to access '%s'"), path);

already?  I am puzzled...

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