Juergen Fiedler <email@example.com> wrote :
> On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 07:00:23AM +0400, Philippe MONROUX wrote:
> > Hello,
> > In /root/debian-live/config/image I have
> > LIVE_USERNAME="phi"
> > And I tried to populate my /home/phi
> > so I created /root/debian-live/config/chroot_localincludes/home/phi/
> > with some rcfiles inside, .emacs for example (note symlinks doesn't
> > work. Real files needed but it another question).
> > after creating iso I have /root/debian-live/chroot/home/phi/.emacs
> > with right permissions
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 phi phi 40952 2007-03-17 06:10 /root/debian-live/chroot/home/phi/.emacs
> > but not when I test live.iso with qemu. User is phi but rcfiles in
> > /home/phi doesn't belong to him (they belong to 1000 1000) so I can
> > only read my emacs (and others).
> The problem is that casper creates the user in question during system
> startup - so your rc files may be overwritten, they may belong to
> someone else, and probably a whole lot of other unpleasantnesses.
> The most convenient way to work around this is to put all those files
> in /root/debian-live/config/chroot_localincludes/etc/skel - that way,
> when casper creates the user in question, it will copy those files
> into the user's home directory, proper permissions and all.
> Hope that helps,