coreutils test tmp directrory

Joseph M Dupre (AVAB Inc.) dupre at avab.com
Tue Jun 21 16:59:49 PDT 2005


make NON_ROOT_USERNAME=dummy check-root
returned (in part) the following warning and failed to run one of the 
tests:

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This test requires a writable directory on a different
disk partition, and I couldn't find one.  I tried
these:
   /tmp /var/tmp /usr/tmp /root
Set your environment variable CANDIDATE_TMP_DIRS to
make this test use a different list.
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The root filesystem created in LFS Chapter 6 does not contain any tmp 
directories on a different filesystem.  Shall I assume that these 
tests can be ignored or did I miss something in the setup?  

- Joe




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