bzr completely broken?
Wed Aug 3 07:19:00 GMT 2011
On Aug 2 15:25, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> > On Aug 2 10:07, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> > > > >> > $ rebaseall
> > > > >> > ReBaseImage (/usr/bin/cygcrypt-0.dll) failed with last error = 6
> > > [...]
> > chmod u+w /usr/bin/cygcrypt-0.dll
> > ?
> Uh... yes.
> Thanks. It works now. Although I had to get more aggressive and run
> find /usr -iname \*.dll -o -iname \*.so | xargs chmod u+w
> After that, rebaseall completed successfully, and bzr now works again.
> Who maintains the rebase package? I wonder if it should automatically try to chmod u+w all of the
> files it wants to operate on-- maybe just temporarily.
Jason is the maintainer, with a bit of Chuck's and my help.
I don't think that chmod +w is a good idea in general. I don't like
to see tools fiddeling with permissions without asking.
We're working on a new release of rebase anyway. This new release
checks for writability and prints just a warning without stopping
dead in its track:
/usr/bin/foo.dll: skipped because not writable
That should be ok, shouldn't it? Otherwise, what we can do is to open
the file with FILE_FLAG_BACKUP_SEMANTICS. This would allow you to
rebase DLLs without write permissions if you have admin privileges.
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