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On 10/26/05, Paul Dumais <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi Jim,
>
> The execute bit seems OK:
>
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root root    59 2005-10-02 12:48 donothing.sh
>
> I get more errors if I run as root (the above one included). Ubuntu
> does something tricky to the root account so that you cannot su root.
> You have to sudo 'command' to do root tasks. I suspect this difference
> is why I get more errors when I do sudo make check.
>
> Since I am running make check as a user on the system, I though I
> would try chown 'user' donothing.sh. Doing this gives the same error
> when I run 'make check'.
>
> I guess this begs the question: should I be looking to chown 'user' a
> bunch of files and directories (since I plan to run everything as a
> user)? Should I be looking to get rid of the su  root lockout feature
> of Ubuntu? Hopefully none of this should be necessary since my 'user'
> is a superuser.
>
> I guess this is not a major problem, since Steve is safely ignoring
> the error. Thanks for the quick replies! I read some posts from August
> that mentioned that it may just be an issue of a slower machine (my
> machine has a few other processes running on it). Increasing the error
> threshold to something higher may be what's needed?
>
> Paul
>
>
> On 10/26/05, Jim Fulton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Jim Fulton wrote:
> > > Stephan Richter wrote:
> > >
> > >> On Wednesday 26 October 2005 16:26, Jim Fulton wrote:
> > >>
> > >>>> AssertionError: spawned process failed to start in a minute
> > >>>>
> > >>>> Is this serious? How could I get this test to pass?
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> Don't run the tests as root.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> I see this error sporatically using a non-root user as well. I just
> > >> never worry about it. :-)
> > >
> > >
> > > Right.  This is not what I thought it was.
> > >
> > > This is something that I diagnosed and thought I fixed
> > > a few weeks ago.
> > >
> > > I'll look at it.
> >
> > OK, Tim helped me remember what was going on with this.
> >
> > I predict you can make this test pass by setting the execute bit on
> > the script donothing.sh in zdaemon/tests in the installation.
> > This test is trying to execute this script and can't because the
> > execute bits got cleared in the release process.
> >
> > The test really should be rewritten to write the shell script itself
> > and set the permissions to whatever it wants.
> >
> > Jim
> >
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