self-referential symbolic links

Bug #602100 reported by Seth Arnold on 2010-07-06
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
fontconfig (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Nominated for Lucid by Stefan Lasiewski

Bug Description

Binary package hint: fontconfig

$ ls -l /usr/share/doc/libfontconfig1/
total 168
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 25 2010-04-29 17:19 AUTHORS -> ../libfontconfig1/AUTHORS
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 37 2010-04-29 17:19 changelog.Debian.gz -> ../libfontconfig1/changelog.Debian.gz
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 30 2010-04-29 17:19 changelog.gz -> ../libfontconfig1/changelog.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1301 2010-01-20 07:37 copyright
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 35227 2009-11-18 15:50 fontconfig-user.html
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 108500 2009-11-18 15:50 fontconfig-user.pdf.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 8936 2009-11-18 15:50 fontconfig-user.txt.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1978 2010-01-20 07:37 README.Debian
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 27 2010-04-29 17:19 README.gz -> ../libfontconfig1/README.gz

Discovered via debsums -c:
$ debsums -c > /tmp/sums
debsums: can't open gdm file /var/lib/gdm/.gconf.path (Permission denied)
debsums: can't open gdm file /var/lib/gdm/.gconf.mandatory/%gconf-tree.xml (Permission denied)
debsums: can't open gdm file /var/lib/gdm/.gconf.defaults/%gconf-tree.xml (Permission denied)
debsums: can't open libfontconfig1 file /usr/share/doc/libfontconfig1/AUTHORS (Too many levels of symbolic links)
debsums: can't open libfontconfig1 file /usr/share/doc/libfontconfig1/changelog.gz (Too many levels of symbolic links)
debsums: can't open libfontconfig1 file /usr/share/doc/libfontconfig1/README.gz (Too many levels of symbolic links)
debsums: can't open libfontconfig1 file /usr/share/doc/libfontconfig1/changelog.Debian.gz (Too many levels of symbolic links)
debsums: can't open policykit-desktop-privileges file /var/lib/polkit-1/localauthority/10-vendor.d/com.ubuntu.desktop.pkla (Permission denied)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: libfontconfig1 2.8.0-2ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-23.37-generic 2.6.32.15+drm33.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-23-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Jul 5 19:23:29 2010
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release amd64 (20091027)
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: fontconfig

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