Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 436524
icon-theme.cache and index.theme installed with the wrong permissions
Last modified: 2008-11-26 12:37:29 EST
Description of problem:
/usr/share/icons/hicolor/index.theme and /usr/share/icons/hicolor/icon-theme.cache
are installed with umask that the root user had at the time the rpm was
installed. This is incorrect, the permissions should not be dependent on the umask.
To see this do (tcsh syntax):
$ umask 077
$ rm /usr/share/icons/hicolor/icon-theme.cache
$ rpm -iF hicolor-icon-theme-0.10-2.noarch.rpm
$ ls -l /usr/share/icons/hicolor/icon-theme.cache
-rw------- 1 root root 2132396 Mar 7 10:09
The permissions should actually be -rw-r--r--
Because of not being able to access these caches all Gtk+ applications will need
to do a lot more stat syscalls at startup in order to find the icons they need...
There are probably other packages that have this problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Fixed in rpm 184.108.40.206 already, just not F8 yet
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