Running riak on SunOS

Jared Morrow jared at
Wed Aug 10 22:40:23 EDT 2011

Regarding the creation of a 'buildbot' user that shouldn't be the case, so
I'll create a task to look into it.   Sorry that the package was
misconfigured for your environment!  To be sure I check the correct thing,
you were trying to use the

I'm glad you got it all sorted out with Dan's help.


On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 5:30 PM, Robert Leftwich <riak at>wrote:

> On Wed, 10 Aug 2011 15:05 -0700, "Dan Reverri" <dan at> wrote:
> > Unless you are running Riak as root the permissions on those directories
> > should be changed. The package installed version should create a riak
> > user
> > and run Riak as the riak user.
> Sorry, that was after the last act of a desperate man :-)
> Installing the package in this environment at least, required a
> 'buildbot' user and that was who owned the dirs after install.
> A riak user was created but didn't have access.
> Reinstalling from the package, then chown-ing /opt/riak to riak:staff,
> followed by chmod-ing /opt/riak to 755 and start/ping/PUT/etc all now
> work!
> Thanks!
> Robert
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