Subject: Re: Weird systrace failures
To: None <>
From: Niels Provos <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/06/2003 11:58:43
On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 11:46:39PM +0100, Christian Biere wrote:
> The directory I used as mount point for the affected partition had
> mode 500. So every top level directory on the partition had a
> parent directory which was only accessible for root. I've chmod'ed
> the directory to 555 and the problem is gone now.

Systrace uses getcwd to figure out the full path of a file.  If it
does not have permissions to do so, it will disallow the affected
system call.