Bug (?) report: inn-2.4.3

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Mon Apr 10 04:12:15 UTC 2006


Ernst Boetsch <Ernst.Boetsch at lrz-muenchen.de> writes:

> "inncheck"  is warning after a  "make install"  under  "root":

>    inncheck -pedantic
>    /local/news/etc/control.ctl:0: mode 644, should be 640
>    /local/news/etc/expire.ctl:0: mode 644, should be 640
>    /local/news/etc/nntpsend.ctl:0: mode 644, should be 640
>    /local/news/etc/readers.conf:0: mode 644, should be 640

Yeah, inncheck is just wrong on this; those config files will be fine
installed world-readable.  They don't contain private information.  I've
fixed inncheck in Subversion and it will be fixed in the next release.

> Please consider a new make target "install-root" specifically for all
> operations which require the root login.  This would be at least the
> installation of "inndstart" and "startinnfeed".

This is a good idea; I'll do this for CURRENT.

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Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>



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