sed 4.1 bug
bdubbs at swbell.net
Thu Jun 17 00:10:44 PDT 2004
Joel Miller wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> When using the in-place function, sed 4.1 changes permissions.
>> Specifically, when using sed on a bash script with permissions 755,
>> the updated file has permissions 600.
>> Here is a patch that fixes the problem.
>> diff -Naur sed-4.1.orig/sed/execute.c sed-4.1/sed/execute.c
>> --- sed-4.1.orig/sed/execute.c Wed Jun 16 14:00:57 2004
>> +++ sed-4.1/sed/execute.c Wed Jun 16 14:02:36 2004
>> @@ -668,6 +668,7 @@
>> input->in_file_name = name;
>> output_file.fp = ck_mkstemp (&input->out_file_name, tmpdir,
>> + output_fd = fileno(output_file.fp);
>> free (tmpdir);
>> fstat (fileno (input->fp), &st);
>> -- Bruce Dubbs
>> bdubbs at linuxfromscratch.org
> An alternate patch was posted on -hackers today, although yours seems
> simpler than the solution posted to -hackers.
I submitted the bug upstream and they accepted the patch.
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