Bug 20514

Summary: desktopconv - unintended effects
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Luca Bonomi <luca.bonomi>
Component: kdesupportAssignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer <bero>
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Description Luca Bonomi 2000-11-08 13:14:47 UTC

When I installed the kdesupport-2.0-5 RPM package for Redhat 7.0 it
autoran the /usr/bin/desktopconv program as part of it's postinstall
procedure. I see now that running desktopconv as root causes it to do a
massive find for .kde directories to "update".  Unfortunately, in our
workgroup our home directories are NFS mounted to all workstations and
root has write privileges. Since I was merely toying with KDE2 on my
workstation I inadvertently changed the KDE1 configurations for all the

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-01-04 14:24:32 UTC
Doesn't happen anymore.