[Tracker-discuss] file permissions on psf:~roundup/trackers/tracker/*

Roché Compaan roche at upfrontsystems.co.za
Thu Nov 23 15:57:46 CET 2006

On Wed, 2006-11-22 at 20:36 -0500, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'v just copied a new set of files into the tracker, and attempted to
> reinitialise it with 'roundup-admin -i `pwd` initialise' as user roundup
> (having logged in as 'sudo -u roundup -i'.
> I get a stack trace due to a permission error:
> OSError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/home/roundup/trackers/tracker/db/files/msg/0/msg4'
> The file in question is owned by www-data:roundup, but not group-writable. Is that
> the old umask problem again ?

I doubt it, this was only a problem when issues were created through the
mail gateway. The files you mention above are all owned by www-data, so
they were created through the web.

> Can you please help ? The tracker is in an unusable state right now...

Permissions fixed, but I can't see why roundup-initialize should create
message files or modify file permissions.

Roché Compaan
Upfront Systems                   http://www.upfrontsystems.co.za

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