Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 108780
info unusable: wrong permissions on /usr/share/info/dir
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:33 EST
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Description of problem:
If I type "info ld", I get the error message "info: dir: Permission
denied". This is because only root has permission to read
/usr/share/info/dir. I can fix the problem easily with chmod.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Due to braindeadness in the new Bugzilla, I was forced to enter a
false value for the component. "info" was not available from the list
of components, and having anything in the "Component Text" box made
Bugzilla tell me to press "Back" and choose a component.
What's the history of this installation?
> What's the history of this installation?
Originally test3, updated to the latest Rawhide/Fedora-updates.
What does 'umask' say, as root?
> What does 'umask' say, as root?
A fresh installation of Fedora Core (latest tree) doesn't have this
problem. I think this probably occurred during an upgrade of a
separate package. It sounds like an errant scriptlet adjusting that
file without using install-info.
One package whose scriptlet looks particularly suspicious is bc.
Closing as "NOT A BUG".