Bug#352394: tex-common: permission scheme for /var/cache/fonts
Ian Zimmerman <email@example.com> wrote:
> It used to be that tetex-bin created these subdirectories in postinst, and
> thus a local admin could just change the permissions by hand and upgrades wouldn't
> touch them. Now tex-common ships them in the deb with hardcoded permissions
> 1777, which is wrong for this situation.
Hm, is there any reason why we can't ship them as 2775, anyway? The
local admin can use dpkg-statoverride if he really wants it
world-writable (just as you can now to work around this bug).
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Debian Developer (teTeX)