Bug#295186: /usr/share/vim/vim61/doc directory changes when ":help syntax" is invoked

Pierre HABOUZIT madcoder at debian.org
Sat Jan 21 14:32:31 UTC 2006

close 295186 6.2

On Mon, Feb 14, 2005 at 11:09:50AM +0200, Tadas Miniotas wrote:
> Package: vim
> Version: 6.1.018-1
> Severity: minor
> Tags: woody
> When I invoke :help syntax, and then :q, /usr/share/vim/vim61/doc mtime 
> and ctime change. I suppose this happens because vim opens this 
> directory in read-write mode instead of read-only. I noticed this after 
> my HIDS reported changed mtime and ctime on this directory on a host 
> where nothing else was changed and no packages were installed/removed.
> I don't know much about Debian policy, but isn't /usr/share/ supposed to 
> be read-only? Please feel free to close this bug if I am incorrect.
> Thanks,
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder at debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org
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