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Bug 20514 - desktopconv - unintended effects
desktopconv - unintended effects
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdesupport (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-11-08 08:14 EST by Luca Bonomi
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-08 08:14:49 EST
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Description Luca Bonomi 2000-11-08 08:14:47 EST

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 09:24:32 EST
Doesn't happen anymore.

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