[lfs-support] coreutils-8.17 tests run as "nobody" fails

Richard Melville richard.melville69 at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 19 11:30:55 PDT 2012


>
> > Thanks Bruce -- the "nobody" test suite now runs but all tests fail owing
> > to mv and grep not being found :-(
> >
> > Maybe I should just move on.
>
> That would be best for you until I get this fixed.  The problem is that
> we are using a different version of su in Chapter 6 than we used to use.
>   The old version was from coreutils.  The new version is from shadow
> and the behavior is different.  Specifically it changes PATH and
> /tools/bin is missing.  I need to correct the path for these tests to work.
>


Thanks Bruce -- what was the thinking behind using SU from Shadow instead
of Coreutils?

Richard
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