Bug 240711 - running pirut as non-root user causes crash due to file permissions
running pirut as non-root user causes crash due to file permissions
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pirut (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2007-05-20 21:48 EDT by Eric Harney
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.3.9-1.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-08-10 18:24:54 EDT
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2007-05-20 21:48 EDT, Eric Harney
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Description Eric Harney 2007-05-20 21:48:21 EDT
Description of problem:
Running pirut as a non-root user causes a crash if yum data has been cleaned and
not replaced

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
pirut-1.3.7-1.fc7

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. # yum clean all   (as root)
2. $ pirut    (as user)
  
Actual results:
pirut crashes with a python dump due to permission errors, trying to create
/var/cache/yum/development/repomd.xml as a user

Additional info:
See attached stack trace from pirut
Comment 1 Eric Harney 2007-05-20 21:48:21 EDT
Created attachment 155066 [details]
pirut trace
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2007-05-22 15:43:16 EDT
Exception caught and given a bit more nicely as an error in CVS.  Won't make F7
final, but should then get pushed out in an update
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2007-07-23 14:50:15 EDT
pirut-1.3.9-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2007-08-10 18:24:28 EDT
pirut-1.3.9-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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