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Re: Buster install using debootstrap.

On Fri, Jun 05, 2020 at 08:30:16AM +0200, Sven Hartge wrote:
> Marc Shapiro <marcnshap@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I also don't understand why it says that it could not create temporary 
> > files in /tmp.  I am running this as root and /tmp is owned by root.  
> > What am I missing?
> /tmp (and /var/tmp/) should have the following permissions and rights:
>  root:root 1777/drwxrwxrwt
> apt runs its I/O processes as a different user "_apt" and if /tmp does
> not have the sticky bit set, then it cannot create any files there,
> causing the error.

To be completely clear, it's the world-write bit that allows _apt to
create files/subdirectories there.  The sticky bit prevents other users
from removing or renaming said files/subdirectories while _apt is
using them.

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