Subject: Re: question: find: ./var/spool/ftp/hidden: permission denied
To: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/11/2003 15:19:35
On Mon, Feb 10, 2003 at 08:10:24PM -0800, Hisashi T Fujinaka wrote:
  | I've tried to chown everything to me, but I still can't get my build to
  | finish. This is the error I see:
  | DESTDIR=/disk/0/build/i386  MACHINE=i386 MACHINE_ARCH=i386
  | MAKE=/usr/src/tools/obj/tools.NetBSD-1.6N-i386/bin/nbmake
  | MTREE=/usr/src/tools/obj/tools.NetBSD-1.6N-i386/bin/nbmtree
  | PAX=/usr/src/tools/obj/tools.NetBSD-1.6N-i386/bin/nbpax sh
  | /usr/src/distrib/sets/checkflist -M /disk/0/build/i386/METALOG
  | find: ./var/spool/ftp/hidden: Permission denied

It's a chmod issue not a chown issue.

If you're building as an ordinary user, you need to use "UNPRIVED=yes"
( -U).