[Seattle-SAGE] parsepath - parse unix file paths for problems

Jeremy Mates jmates at sial.org
Thu Jan 13 18:02:53 PST 2005


* Kevin Jones <KJones at tcloud.com>
> Bill Pierce helped out on this one. He tracked down all the references
> to the chdir call that was dying on login. Turns out that the
> "upstream" directories weren't all completely correct in their
> permissions settings.

My 'parsepath' script can help debug such problems:

$ parsepath user=jmates +r /etc/cups/certs
! unix-other +r fails: d 0711 root:lp /etc/cups/certs

http://sial.org/howto/debug/unix/parsepath



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