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Re: Building SVN 1.6.5

From: Jeremy Whitlock <jcscoobyrs_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 00:50:05 -0700

> + echo '*** Finished regression tests on RA_SVN (SVN method) layer ***'
> + echo '*** Running regression tests on RA_DAV (HTTP method) layer ***'
> + make davautocheck CLEANUP=true FS_TYPE=bdb
> Adding password for user jrandom
> Adding password for user jconstant
> Syntax error on line 14 of /root/rpms/build/subversion-1.
> 6.5/subversion/tests/cmdline/httpd-20100122-123335/cfg:
> Error:\tApache has not been designed to serve pages while\n\trunning as root. There are known race conditions that\n\twill allow any local user to read any file on the system.\n\tIf you still desire to serve pages as root then\n\tadd -DBIG_SECURITY_HOLE to the CFLAGS env variable\n\tand then rebuild the server.\n\tIt is strongly suggested that you instead modify the User\n\tdirective in your httpd.conf file to list a non-root\n\tuser.\n
> make[1]: *** [davautocheck] Error 1
> error: Bad exit status from /root/rpms/tmp/rpm-tmp.55381 (%build)
> Bad exit status from /root/rpms/tmp/rpm-tmp.55381 (%build)
> make: *** [build_rpm_files] Error 1

There is no need to double post. I already answered this exact same email on the dev list. Just in case you didn't get it, the error tells you the problem. You shouldn't run this as root.

Jeremy Whitlock <jcscoobyrs_at_gmail.com>
http://www.thoughtspark.org
Received on 2010-01-22 08:51:02 CET

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