Re: Menu errors [fixed]
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- Subject: Re: Menu errors [fixed]
- From: Adrian Bridgett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 30 Sep 1997 22:10:23 +0000
- Message-id: <19970930221023.55565@wyvern>
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- In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95q.970929013006.8576Afirstname.lastname@example.org>; from Will Lowe on Mon, Sep 29, 1997 at 01:31:02AM -0400
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On Sep 29, Will Lowe wrote
> On Mon, 29 Sep 1997, Joey Hess wrote:
> > You seem to have a number of executable menu files. Look in /usr/lib/menu
> > and /etc/menu - remove the executable permissions of any files there that
> > are executable (and file bugs on the packages that placed them there.)
> Ah, yes. It was /var/lib/menu/fvwm95 ... a simple "sudo chmod -x fvwm95"
> seems to have been the fix, and I've filed a bug against fvwm95.
Why does this cause a problem - surely update-menus only needs read
permission on the files - any other permissions are just "extra".
I aggree the permissions shouldn't be there, and that a bug report should
be filed against fvwm95, but I've been bitten by the same "feature" :-(
NB: This "feature" was still present in menu 1.5-2.
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