Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1015767
tcpdump: Couldn't change ownership of savefile
Last modified: 2013-10-15 02:41:47 EDT
Description of problem:
when running tcpdump with -w -, this error message is printed:
Couldn't change ownership of savefile
chown("-", 72, 72) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
tcpdump should not change owner of stdin (or better, not handle "-" as a regular file)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. tcpdump -nni any -s 0 -w -
error message + some garbage
dump output to stdout as in previous versions
tcpdump-4.4.0-2.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
tcpdump-4.4.0-3.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing tcpdump-4.4.0-3.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
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tcpdump-4.4.0-2.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
tcpdump-4.4.0-3.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.