[blfs-support] Problems compiling proftpd

Kenno Han kennohan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 02:08:53 PST 2013


Did you run the first part as root?
If so, the normal users wont be able to access it due to permission.
Run 'chmod group:user . ' in the source tree
Replace group and user with your values
On Mar 3, 2013 11:36 AM, "Niels Terp" <nielsterp at comhem.se> wrote:

> Hi,****
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> I have just finished LFS 7.3 with a very good result, and now I want to
> continue with BLFS.****
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> I have already installed Open-SSH, wget and Apache webserver, which all
> works well.****
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> But I’m having a hard time compiling proftpd: According to the book, it
> should be build as a non-priviledged user. I ran the first part as per the
> book as root, then I logged in as a normal user, and try to make – but I
> got a “permission denied” error.****
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> I have also tried, despite the warnings (and after all, for now it is only
> me who has access to the network). When I compile as root, the compilation
> finishes without error, but when I reboot I get the following errors:****
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> Starting FTP Server …[    11.797793] warning: ‘proftpd’ uses 32-bit
> capabilities (legacy support in use)****
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> lfs proftpd[1682]: warning: unable to determine IP address of ‘lfs’****
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> lfs proftpd [1682]: error: no valid servers configured****
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> lfs proftpd[1682]: Fatal: error processing configuration file
> ‘/etc/proftpd.conf’****
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> [ FAIL ] *********
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> The .conf file is made straight from the book.****
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> Can anybody help ?****
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> Niels****
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