Readline Nitpick

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Feb 5 22:02:46 PST 2007


Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> More log reviews show:
> 
> mode of `/lib/libreadline.so' changed to 0755 (rwxr-xr-x)
> mode of `/lib/libreadline.so.5' retained as 0755 (rwxr-xr-x)
> mode of `/lib/libreadline.so.5.2' retained as 0755 (rwxr-xr-x)
> mode of `/lib/libhistory.so' changed to 0755 (rwxr-xr-x)
> mode of `/lib/libhistory.so.5' retained as 0755 (rwxr-xr-x)
> mode of `/lib/libhistory.so.5.2' retained as 0755 (rwxr-xr-x)
> 
> So the chmod command should be changed to only modify the .so files.

Could these permissions vary with a user's umask?  When entering the
chroot, we blow away the user's environment, but is the umask inherited?

  -- Bruce





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