On Thu, 19 Apr 2012, Dave Chinner wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 11:24:45AM +0200, Tom Marek wrote:
> > User fsgqa may sometimes be unable to run fsstress (when xfstests are owned
> > by
> > root) because fsgqa doesn't have rights to list directory where the fsstress
> > utility is located.
> That sounds like an installation problem, not something that needs
> to be worked around in the tests. Indeed, this problem woul dmean
> that the fsgqa user woul dnot be able to execute anything in the
> src/, ltp/ or tools/ subdirectories, and I don't think we want to
> work around all those sorts of problems in tests like this.
> Indeed, if you look at the make install rules, the install rule for
> the ltp/ subdir does:
> TARGETS = doio fsstress fsx growfiles iogen
> SCRIPTS = rwtest.sh
> install: default
> $(INSTALL) -m 755 -d $(PKG_LIB_DIR)/ltp
> $(INSTALL) -m 755 $(TARGETS) $(PKG_LIB_DIR)/ltp
> $(INSTALL) -m 755 $(SCRIPTS) $(PKG_LIB_DIR)/ltp
> It changes the permissions on the ltp/ directory to rwxr-xr-x, as
> well as for the binaries in the ltp/ subdir. This means the fsgqa
> user should be able to run the ltp/fsstress binary without any
> changes to the test scripts.
Hm, good to know. I did not knew that, there is not a word about this in
README, but I could have just read the Makefile I guess. Tom could you
rather fix the README ?