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Old 06-23-2008, 03:27 PM
Helmut Jarausch
 
Default sys-process/at permission denied

Hi,

after upgrading to sys-process/at-3.1.10.1
I cannot use at (batch) anymore.
I always get
Cannot create atjob file /var/spool/at/atjobs/b000010134cba5: Permission denied

But I don't understand this, since

ls -l /usr/bin/at
-rwsr-s--x 1 at at 42688 Jun 23 17:13 /usr/bin/at

shows that the SUID/SGID bits are on, so
unless at drops priviledges it should run as user 'at'

and

ls -ld gives
drwx------ 2 at at 4096 Apr 15 16:16 /var/spool/at/atjobs

(and all directories below have execute permission)

so, it should be writeable by user 'at'.

Many thanks for any hints,

Helmut Jarausch

Lehrstuhl fuer Numerische Mathematik
RWTH - Aachen University
D 52056 Aachen, Germany
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