Bug 79428 - finger man page error
finger man page error
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: finger (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2002-12-11 12:00 EST by Ryan Weiss
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-09-01 10:17:17 EDT
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Description Ryan Weiss 2002-12-11 12:00:36 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; Q312461)

Description of problem:
From the man page ".nofinger" file section
"This generally means that the home directory containing the file must
have the other-users-execute bit set (o+w)"

The other-users-execute bit is set o+x, not o+w as listed.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. man finger
2. man finger |grep execute if you have trouble finding it


Actual Results:  The other-users-execute bit is set o+x, not o+w as listed.

Expected Results:  Should show o+x

Additional info:
Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2003-09-01 10:17:17 EDT
Fixed in current release.

Read ya, Phil

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