[Bug 1208] Permissions on ftp.rtems.org are broken

rtems-bugs at rtems.org rtems-bugs at rtems.org
Tue Jan 9 06:37:47 UTC 2007


------- Comment #4 from ralf.corsepius at rtems.org  2007-01-09 00:37 -------
(In reply to comment #3)
> I think that the script driving the updates needs to:
> umask 005
> newgrp ftp

Doesn't work with group "ftp":
> # newgrp ftp
> Sorry.

Same result on my local machines. Works with other groups.

Wild guess without having checked details:
newgrp (pam?) refuses to change groups to priviledged system-groups.

> > > It seems like when uploads or the yum repository
> > > scripts are run, you want the output to be group ftp and group writeable?
> > Yes.
> The problem to me is that it looks tedious to get to the alternate groups you
> are a member of.  And if you are doing this on england, then we have to have
> the same groups on it.
Yes, but is this a problem?

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