Bug 435095 - mktexlsr does not make ls-R filename database readable if umask not go+r
mktexlsr does not make ls-R filename database readable if umask not go+r
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tetex (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jindrich Novy
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-02-27 06:02 EST by Bo Di Bo
Modified: 2013-07-02 19:27 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 01:04:22 EST
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Description Bo Di Bo 2008-02-27 06:02:22 EST
Description of problem:
mktexlsr does not make ls-R filename database readable
for all users if the default umask is not set to group
and world readable also (FYI: my default root umask is
set to 0077).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
fedora core 8
rpm -qf $(which mktexlsr) yields tetex-fonts-3.0-44.8.fc8

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. set umask to 0077
2. run mktexlsr
3. ll /usr/share/texmf-config/ls-R

Actual results:
ll /usr/share/texmf-config/ls-R
-rw------- 1 root root 132 2008-02-27 11:54 /usr/share/texmf-config/ls-R

Expected results:
ll /usr/share/texmf-config/ls-R
should produce
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 132 2008-02-27 11:54 /usr/share/texmf-config/ls-R

Additional info:
If I remember correctly this 'bug' has been introduced somewhere
around FC6.
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