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Bug 565718 - Add usersync feature for repo.postsync.d hooks
Summary: Add usersync feature for repo.postsync.d hooks
Alias: None
Product: Portage Development
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Enhancement/Feature Requests (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal with 1 vote (vote)
Assignee: Portage team
Depends on:
Blocks: 240187
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Reported: 2015-11-13 21:35 UTC by Christoph Junghans (RETIRED)
Modified: 2016-04-04 19:51 UTC (History)
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Description Christoph Junghans (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2015-11-13 21:35:44 UTC
FEATURES="usersync" drops privileges to the owner of ${repository_location}, however scripts in repo.postsync.d are still run as root, which leads to strange effects like metadata generated by egencache after the sync being owned by root and owner of the ${repository_location}.

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