IOError - cannot create file (linux daemon-invoked script)
cs at zip.com.au
Mon Jan 4 00:00:28 CET 2010
On 03Jan2010 14:20, cassiope <fpm at u.washington.edu> wrote:
| On Jan 2, 8:02 pm, Cameron Simpson <c... at zip.com.au> wrote:
| > Can you show us:
| > - the directory user and group ownership and permissions
| > - the daemon's user and group values?
| Directory permissions: 774
That's unusual - why the "4"? Directories with read but no search (1)
are of limited use. (Not none - it's only unusual, not insane).
| Directory ownership: "lesser user", "special group" where /etc/group
| has "special group" members including the "lesser user", as well as
| those who are expected to use the daemon, but not root.
| Script ownership: "lesser user"; permissions 755
| Daemon ownership: root; permissions: 755 (always started by root).
And the script/daemon _runs_ as the "lesser user"?
If so, superficially the permissions look like they should work.
Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au> DoD#743
I couldn't think of anything else to do with it, so I put it on the web.
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