[Piuparts-devel] Bug#538273: Bug#538273: Piuparts fails when PATH environment variable doesn't include /usr/sbin/

Lars Wirzenius liw at liw.fi
Fri Jul 24 15:06:23 UTC 2009

pe, 2009-07-24 kello 16:33 +0200, Ignace Mouzannar kirjoitti:
> Piuparts tries to run debootstrap(8) and chroot(8) which are located
> in /usr/sbin/
> If /usr/sbin/ is missing from the PATH environment variable, piuparts
> returns a Python Traceback.

Yeah. However, piuparts really needs to be run as root, and if you are
root but your PATH doesn't contain those directories, something's wrong.
Can you confirm that you're not running as root?

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