[Rpm-maint] [Suse patch] Verbose lstat failure message in verification

Michael Schroeder mls at suse.de
Tue May 22 14:20:39 UTC 2007

On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 03:24:00PM +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> I can't find any comment related to this in the suse rpm changelog, 
> anybody remember what the original case was?

IIRC it was so that users that run the verify as *non-root* get
a hint if the lstat() fails because the directory traversal fails.

It would make sense to add the extra info only if errno != ENOENT.


Michael Schroeder                                   mls at suse.de
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF Markus Rex, HRB 16746 AG Nuernberg

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