[tex-live] updmap and /

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Sun Mar 1 18:52:37 CET 2009

On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 06:21:35PM +0100, Lars Madsen wrote:

> I'm trying to figure out why our system is set like this, not sure if it 
>  is own own installation script or if it is redhat.

Perhaps a "security feature", it makes life for unauthorized access
a little harder.

> I any case, a script like this should not make the assumption that / is 
> readable since the user has no business there.

And the question is, why rm wants to read the directory.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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