Quoting Giuseppe Ghib˛ <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:

> George White wrote:
> 
> > Quoting Piet van Oostrum <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> > 
> > 
> >>xdvizilla (in tetex-src-2.0.2/texk/xdvik/) appears to be missing the x
> >>permission. 
> > 
> > 
> > On my linux system the x-permission was set (by install -- the default is
> > 755 which is why you need the -m 644 option to install documentation) when
> the
> > file was installed.  Why does the permission in the source tree matter? 
> Are you
> > using a funny version of install?
> > 
> > Speaking of permissions, Mandrake's msec security tool noticed a few world
> > writable files/directories in the main texmf tree:
> > 
> > texmf/fonts/pk
> > texmf/fonts/pk/ljfour
> > texmf/fonts/pk/ljfour/jknappen
> > texmf/fonts/pk/ljfour/jknappen/ec
> > texmf/fonts/pk/ljfour/jknappen/tc
> > texmf/fonts/pk/ljfour/public
> > texmf/fonts/pk/ljfour/public/dstroke
> > texmf/ls-R
> > texmf/web2c/mf.base
> > texmf/web2c/mf.log
> > 
> 
> which version? And are you sure is main texmf tree and not in /var/lib/texmf?
> As in /var/lib/texmf to allow users to generate on the fly the PK fonts. On 
> main texmf tree, i.e. /usr/share/texmf there shouldn't be such files, unless
> maybe you are running tex as root.

Version 2.0.2, main texmf tree, installed and run from ordinary user login.
In version 2.0.1, only texmf/ls-R ended up with world-write permission.

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