Bug 74049 - Does not work when installed with an umask of 077 and messes filesystem
Summary: Does not work when installed with an umask of 077 and messes filesystem
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: libtabe   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Leon Ho
QA Contact: David Lawrence
URL: http://www.tu-chemnitz.de/~ensc/dirch...
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Reported: 2002-09-13 20:35 UTC by Enrico Scholz
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:46 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-01 13:42:55 UTC
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Description Enrico Scholz 2002-09-13 20:35:44 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 the package because orphaned
directories will remaining.

| $ rpm -qf /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xcin/tab/big5 /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xcin/tab/big5/tsi.db
| file /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xcin/tab/big5 is not owned by any package
| libtabe-0.2.6-1

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How Reproducible: 100%

Steps to Reproduce:
0. make a minimal installation
1. umask 077
2. make sure that libtabe is uninstalled completely
   (rm -rf /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xcin/tab/big5)
3. rpm -U libtabe-0.2.6-1.i386.rpm
4. ls -l /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xcin/tab/big5
5. try to use the programs/scripts/libraries/data of the package as
   non-root user
6. rpm -e libtabe-0.2.6-1

Actual Results:

* at 4:
  | drwx------    2 root     root         4096 Sep 13 22:06 /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xcin/tab/big5
* files can not be found/read at 5 and
* /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xcin/tab/big5 still exists after 6.

Comment 1 Leon Ho 2004-11-01 13:42:55 UTC
Should be fixed in rawhide. Thanks.

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