[Aptitude-devel] Bug#190784: aptitude: When suing to root umask is not set to root's umask

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo manuel.montezelo at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 19:11:01 UTC 2015

Control: tags -1 + pending

Hi Jan,

2003-04-25 23:14 Jan Schumacher:
>Package: aptitude
>Severity: normal
>When using aptitude as a user, it needs to su to root in order to update.
>The user's umask is kept, however, so that files written may not be world-readable.
>When later using aptitude as a normal user again, it might not be able to
>read its package cache etc.

This has been fixed now and will be present in the next release, marking
as +pending.

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <manuel.montezelo at gmail.com>

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