IOError - cannot create file (linux daemon-invoked script)

Cameron Simpson cs at
Tue Jan 5 01:23:34 CET 2010

On 04Jan2010 09:16, cassiope <fpm at> wrote:
| To Cameron: the file doesn't (yet) exist; and it has the correct full
| path.

Can you show us the strace output of the failing open() call?

| To "Nobody" : hey, this seems interesting.  First test, invoking
| seteuid()
| and setegid() didn't help - but strange thing was these calls didn't
| show
| up in the strace, so perhaps I wasn't testing what I thought I was.

If you're using the "-e trace=file" option it won't. That constrains the
output to file operations to make the log easier to read. Discard the -e
option to get everything.

Cameron Simpson <cs at> DoD#743

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