[aur-general] Problem with makechrootpkg

Nathan O. ndowens04 at gmail.com
Sun May 30 01:38:50 EDT 2010

On 05/30/2010 12:36 AM, Nathan O. wrote:
> On 05/30/2010 12:38 AM, Allan McRae wrote:
>> On 30/05/10 15:20, Nathan O. wrote:
>>> I am trying to run makechrootpkg -r /aur -- -i in the dir that contains
>>> the PKGBUILD
>>> /usr/bin/makepkg: line 461: /dev/null: Permission denied
>>> I redid the chroot with mkarchroot -f /aur/root base base-devel sudo to
>>> see if that would help but still the same error. I tried another 
>>> package
>>> earlier and it gave the same error, thought maybe there was something
>>> else wrong.
>> Are you running it as root?  It needs root permissions and then 
>> makechrootpkg changes to user nobody to do the building.
>> Allan
> Yup it is being ran as root
Hmm I restarted after some pacman upgrades and now it works. Now atleast 
this is a solution to try if anybody else gets this error.

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