Bug 73985 - rep-gtk should own more directories
Summary: rep-gtk should own more directories
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rep-gtk   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
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URL: http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/~ensc/dirch...
Keywords: EasyFix, Triaged
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Blocks: 79579
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-09-13 16:45 UTC by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-25 19:52:18 UTC
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Description Enrico Scholz 2002-09-13 16:45:15 UTC
Description of Problem:

Because this package contains unowned directories, they will be created
with the current umask. When having restrictive administrator settings
(umask 077) ordinary user will not have access to them and can not use
the package.

Another problem occurs when removing packages. Then orphaned directories
are remaining.

| $ rpm -qf /usr/libexec/rep/i386-redhat-linux-gnu/gui /usr/libexec/rep/i386-redhat-linux-gnu/gui/gtk-2
| file /usr/libexec/rep/i386-redhat-linux-gnu/gui is not owned by any package
| rep-gtk-

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How Reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. umask 077
2. make sure that rep-gtk is uninstalled completely
   (rm -rf /usr/libexec/rep/i386-redhat-linux-gnu/gui)
3. rpm -U rep-gtk-
4. ls -l /usr/libexec/rep/i386-redhat-linux-gnu/gui
5. try to use the programs/scripts/libraries/data of the package as
   non-root user
6. rpm -e rep-gtk-

Actual Results:

* at 4:
  | drwx------    2 root     root         4096 Sep 13 18:35 /usr/libexec/rep/i386-redhat-linux-gnu/gui
* files can not be found/read at 5 and
* /usr/libexec/rep/i386-redhat-linux-gnu/gui still exists after 6.

Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2003-02-25 19:52:18 UTC
0.17-5 will fix this eventually

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