[svlug] "env" problem
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Fri Dec 31 14:38:32 PST 2004
Daniel Ballenger wrote:
>I'm running a Gentoo server right now, and recently after an upgrade
>of the packages on the system I started to run into this problem:
>redrover root # /etc/init.d/courier-imapd start
> * Starting ...
>/usr/bin/env: /usr/lib/courier-imap/authlib/: Permission denied
> [ !! ]
> * ERROR: Problem starting needed services.
> * "courier-imapd" was not started.
>What gives? There's no one I know that can figure it out, there's
>gotta be someone out there that can point me in the right direction.
>Any help would be greatly appreciated.
is it possible that courier-imap is set up to drop root privs and run as
another user? if /usr/lib/courier-imap/authlib/ isn't readable
(writeable?) by this other user, that could be the problem. that's just
a guess, as i have no experience with this particular error.
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