Description of problem:
schroot fails to open session with an error message like:
[andris@ap doc]$ schroot -pc c32
E: centos-i386-0721e417-a54a-452a-bf95-5b20140efcb6: Failed to lock chroot: /var/lib/schroot/session/centos-i386-0721e417-a54a-452a-bf95-5b20140efcb6: Failed to write session file: Permission denied
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to use schroot
I'm getting an error message as mentioned above
normal operation (worked before upgrade to Fedora 20)
Tested on 2 Fedora 20 systems
Problem can be workarounded by makeing /usr/bin/schroot suid root
(perhaps group rights would be preferable, but that should be fixed in the
[andris@ap doc]$ ls -l /var/lib/schroot
drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4096 Dec 19 14:40 mount
drwxr-xr-x. 2 root root 4096 Dec 19 14:40 session
Reproduced it. I'll get a fix out soon.
schroot-1.6.5-4.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
Updated package works nicely. Thanks
* 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 schroot-1.6.5-4.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
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schroot-1.6.5-4.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
This issue still persists in Fedora 21 schroot-1.6.5-6.fc21 version.