Bug#680624: vim-addon-manager - Create stuff in /var/lib/vim unreadable for users

Antonio Terceiro terceiro at debian.org
Tue Jul 17 00:50:41 UTC 2012

James McCoy escreveu isso aí:
> On Sat, Jul 07, 2012 at 02:53:13PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > vim-addons respects umask a bit too much. It creates anything in
> > /var/lib/vim, aka for any user, respecting the umask of the calling
> > process, 027 in my case. So no user can read the stuff.
> Attached patch uses a specific mode when installing an addon as root.
> However, this doesn't correctly handle the case of an actual root user
> installing addons for themself.  This would be better handled by
> tracking whether it's a "system" install or not, instead of an install
> being performed by root.

Right. I can't think ATM of a way to get that information ("is this a
system-wide install?") available in a sane way down to the addon level
without a major refactoring of the code ... :-/

Antonio Terceiro <terceiro at debian.org>
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