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Bug 7080 - /usr/bin/install doesn't handle special mode bits when creating directories
Summary: /usr/bin/install doesn't handle special mode bits when creating directories
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: fileutils
Version: 6.1
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-11-17 17:21 UTC by Jos Vos
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-18 13:21:06 UTC

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Fix (deleted)
1999-11-21 12:10 UTC, Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
no flags Details | Diff

Description Jos Vos 1999-11-17 17:21:55 UTC
The /usr/bin/install program seems to ignore the special bits (setuid,
setgid, and sticky bit, as specified with -m) when it creates directories
(using -d).

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 1999-11-21 12:10:59 UTC
Created attachment 10 [details]

Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 1999-11-21 12:11:59 UTC
I've attached a fix - I'm not 100% sure whether this is a bug or a security
feature though.
I won't release an updated package before I'm certain.

Comment 3 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-02-18 13:21:59 UTC
Fixed in 4.0-17

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