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Bug 533

Summary: rpm -v flags mode discrepancies on many symlinks
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Joe Harrington <jhmail>
Component: rpmAssignee: Jeff Johnson <jbj>
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Description Joe Harrington 1998-12-19 00:30:48 UTC
This report has to do with libungif and libungif-devel,
which are not listed as components on the bug entry page.

rpm -v flags mode discrepancies on many symlinks.  They are
mode 755 or 644 in the package but get installed mode 777
(and it is impossible to change them to any other mode with

.M......   /usr/lib/
.M......   /usr/lib/
.M......   /usr/lib/libgif.a
.M......   /usr/lib/
.M......   /usr/lib/

Comment 1 Derek Tattersall 1998-12-21 15:42:59 UTC
see bug 528

Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-01-12 15:43:59 UTC
iFixed in recent versions of rpm-2.5.x/rpm-2.90.x.

Comment 3 openshift-github-bot 2017-01-30 15:51:11 UTC
Commit pushed to master at
Merge pull request #685 from jim-minter/issue533

Merged by openshift-bot