Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 73991
[kdebase-devel] Does not work when installed with an umask of 077 and messes filesystem
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:46:40 EDT
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
Another problem occurs when removing packages. Then orphaned directories
| $ rpm -qf /usr/include/kde /usr/include/kde/KBackgroundIface.h
| file /usr/include/kde is not owned by any package
IMO kdebase-devel should require the kdelibs-devel package which
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. umask 077
2. make sure that kdebase-devel is uninstalled completely
(rm -rf /usr/include/kde)
3. rpm -U kdebase-devel-3.0.3-3.i386.rpm
4. ls -l /usr/include/kde
5. try to use the programs/scripts/libraries/data of the package as
6. rpm -e kdebase-devel-3.0.3-3
* at 4:
| drwx------ 2 root root 4096 Sep 13 18:37 /usr/include/kde
* files can not be found/read at 5 and
* /usr/include/kde still exists after 6.
This bug is reported against old release of Red Hat Linux or Fedora Core
that is no longer supported. Chances are that it has been already fixed in
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Closing as CANTFIX.