Bin files get installed with the sudo users umask

Bug #1023836 reported by Giles Westwood on 2012-07-12
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
rubygems (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

installer.rb attempts to install bin files to a standard path with world execute permissions:-

    File.open bin_script_path, 'wb', 0755 do |file|
      file.print app_script_text(filename)
    end

However this still obeys the users umask so if it's a restrictive umask they won't have a world execute.

Specifically using the file chmod(755) method should set this after the file has been written.

Dan Kegel (dank) wrote :

I think I'm seeing this problem. My symptom is the same as
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=514126
i.e. /var/lib/gems and /usr/local/bin/$gemname are created 700, so that no one but root can access them.

This is on 12.04.1.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in rubygems (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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