Bug 107051 - building tests fails on Windows (msys2)
Summary: building tests fails on Windows (msys2)
Alias: None
Product: dbus
Classification: Unclassified
Component: core (show other bugs)
Version: 1.12
Hardware: Other Windows (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: D-Bus Maintainers
QA Contact: D-Bus Maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-06-27 13:46 UTC by Vincent Torri
Modified: 2018-10-12 21:35 UTC (History)
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Description Vincent Torri 2018-06-27 13:46:19 UTC
when i compile d-bus on Windows (MSYS2 + mingw-w64), using the autotools, i get that error:

/usr/bin/mkdir -p -m 700 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR
/usr/bin/mkdir: impossible de modifier les droits de « XDG_RUNTIME_DIR »: Permission denied

(translation : impossible to modify access rights)

trying this command directly in MSYS2 gives the same error. So passing -m 700 seems wrong when using MSYS2

Vincent Torri
Comment 1 Simon McVittie 2018-08-30 19:01:57 UTC
We need an XDG_RUNTIME_DIR that is owned by the current user and cannot be written by any other users. I'm open to suggestions for how we should achieve that, in a way that can work on msys2?

We can't just use mkdir -p without specifying permissions, because if we did, a user running on Unix with "umask 002" would fail this check:

  if ((S_IWOTH | S_IWGRP) & buf.st_mode)
      dbus_set_error (error, DBUS_ERROR_FAILED,
                      "%s \"%s\" can be written by others (mode 0%o)",
                      label, dir, buf.st_mode);
      return FALSE;
Comment 2 GitLab Migration User 2018-10-12 21:35:12 UTC
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