pdfedit refuses to edit read-only files

Bug #572004 reported by Luke Faraone on 2010-04-30
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pdfedit (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
pdfedit (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: pdfedit

Take any pdf file, and if it is not writable by the user, pdfedit will refuse to open it.

$ wget http://www.vacadsci.org/handbook/AppendixD.pdf -O AppendixD.pdf
$ chmod a-w AppendixD.pdf
$ pdfedit AppendixD.pdf
2:KERNEL:cpdf.cc:getInstance:2350: Unable to open file "AppendixD.pdf" in mode=rb+ (reason=Permission denied)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: pdfedit 0.4.3-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-21.32-generic 2.6.32.11+drm33.2
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-21-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: ksplice_hmqybxr3_vmlinux_new ksplice_hmqybxr3
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Apr 29 22:34:55 2010
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: pdfedit

Luke Faraone (lfaraone) wrote :
Changed in pdfedit (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in pdfedit (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Changed in pdfedit (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
dino99 (9d9) wrote :

Closing that outdated report as EOL has been reached long time ago

Changed in pdfedit (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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