Re: Too restrictive permissions on some files prevent non-root build (with KBUILD_OUTPUT) [bug 2669]

From: Pascal Schmidt
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 08:53:03 EST

On Thu, 13 May 2004 15:30:14 +0200, you wrote in linux.kernel:

> For 2.6.6 the files in question can be found by:
> cd /sometempdir
> tar xjf linux-2.6.6.tar.bz2
> find linux-2.6.6 ! -perm -004 -exec ls -l {} \;

This can only be a problem when unpacking as root, otherwise all
files are owned by the user running tar, anyway. I guess most
people don't do their kernel work as root... and why should they?

The simple workaround is to unpack the tar archive as the user
planning to run the compile.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at