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Bug 535

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 00:32:41 UTC
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
chmod).

mc-4.1.35-2
.M......   /usr/bin/mcedit

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-01-12 15:44:59 UTC
Fixed in recent versions of rpm-2.5.x/rpm-2.90.x